KET Legislative Coverage


  • Mother-Daughter Team Up on Bully Prevention

    by John Gregory | 06/06/15 8:04 AM

    Morgan Guess first experienced the effects of bullying when she was in third grade. A classmate at her Paducah elementary school started pinching Morgan, then intimidating her, and finally isolating her from her other friends. Read more.

  • Remembering Kentucky Music Legend Jean Ritchie

    by John Gregory | 06/03/15 4:36 PM

    "Singing became just like breathing, or walking, or talking," Jean Ritchie once said. "It came as naturally as anything else." Read more.

  • 5 Takeaways From Kentucky's Primary Election

    by John Gregory | 06/02/15 10:16 AM

    Now that the dust has finally settled on the 2015 Kentucky primaries, what are some of the bigger-picture trends and implications that have emerged? Read more.

  • Obamacare May Have Big Effect on Governor's Race

    by John Gregory | 05/30/15 8:00 AM

    After last week's recanvass yielded no change in the state's primary election results, the field is finally set for the general election campaign for statewide constitutional offices. Read more.

  • Beyond Coal: Imagining a New Appalachian Economy

    by John Gregory | 05/30/15 7:30 AM

    Imagine a region that's struggling to recover from the collapse of its signature industry. Read more.

  • Reading by Third Grade

    by Joyce West | 05/29/15 10:32 AM

    Many studies show that children who can't read by the third grade are at a much greater risk for academic failure, and from there, struggles in the job market. Read more.

  • Taking on Kentucky's Heroin Epidemic

    by John Gregory | 05/25/15 6:00 AM

    When Michael Botticelli toured eastern and central Kentucky earlier this month, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy brought more than a professional interest in the state's heroin epidemic. Read more.

  • Analyzing the Aftermath of the Primary Elections

    by John Gregory | 05/23/15 7:00 AM

    Barring surprise outcomes in the recanvass of votes in the Republican primaries for governor and agriculture commissioner, Kentucky's general election ballot is set. But how several of those campaigns will play out in the months ahead is anything but certain. Read more.

  • Lexington Entreprenuer Tackles Childhood Illiteracy

    by John Gregory | 05/23/15 6:00 AM

    It's a long way from a trailer park in Lotts Creek, Kentucky, to a corporate suite in San Francisco. But that's the journey Jonathan Beatty made before returning to his home state on a mission to create positive change in the commonwealth. Read more.

  • 2015 Primary Eve Preview

    by Editor | 05/18/15 11:00 PM

    Kentucky Tonight host Bill Goodman discusses the 2015 election with Patrick Hughes, chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party; Steve Robertson, chair of the Republican Party of Kentucky; Jennifer Moore, founder of Emerge Kentucky and former chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party; and Les Fugate, Republican strategist and former political aide to former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson. Read more.