KET Legislative Coverage


  • Shaping Our Appalachian Region: Soar Summit 2015

    by John Gregory | 05/12/15 12:56 PM

    What started as a conversation between two old friends has grown into a crusade of sorts that's uniting thousands of people to help revitalize one of the nation's most economically depressed regions. Read more.

  • Republican Primary for Governor

    by John Gregory | 05/12/15 8:42 AM

    After a tense exchange about personal accusations and political attacks, the four Republican candidates for Kentucky governor settled into generally polite conversation on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner, and Will T. Scott discussed education, the economy, and how their campaigns might fare against the Democratic nominee in the general election. Read more.

  • SOAR Summit 2015 Notes

    by John Gregory | 05/11/15 10:54 AM

    Watch video segments from the 2015 SOAR summit Read more.

  • Immigration Attorney Nima Kulkarni Makes Case for Reform

    by Robbie Clark | 05/10/15 10:56 AM

    For Nima Kulkarni, a Louisville, Kentucky, attorney who focuses on immigration and nationality law, the argument for comprehensive immigration reform is an economic one, not a humanitarian one. Read more.

  • Accusations Fly in GOP Primary

    by John Gregory | 05/09/15 7:38 AM

    The Kentucky gubernatorial primary has taken an ugly turn in the last weeks of the campaign as allegations fly among several of the Republican candidates. Read more.

  • GOP Candidates for Lieutenant Governor

    by John Gregory | 05/06/15 1:08 PM

    Candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the state's Lieutenant Governor appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. Here's a recap of what contenders Rodney Coffey, KC Crosbie, Jenean Hampton, and State Sen. Chris McDaniel said about themselves and the critical issues they see facing the commonwealth. Read more.

  • Comment on Kentucky: The Future of Gay Marriage

    by John Gregory | 05/03/15 6:00 AM

    The Derby wasn't the only thing bringing a national spotlight to Kentucky last week. The commonwealth also made headlines as one of four states to defend its gay marriage ban before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more.

  • Kiley Lane Parker: "Raising Ms. President"

    by John Gregory | 05/02/15 11:29 AM

    Although women comprise 50 percent of the American population, they hold less than a quarter of state legislative seats, less than a fifth of congressional seats, and only one in 10 governorships. Read more.

  • Len Peters: State Working on Carbon Reduction Plan

    by John Gregory | 04/28/15 12:12 PM

    As the battle wages in Congress and the courts over federal limits on carbon dioxide emissions, Kentucky energy officials are taking a different approach to the matter. They want to work with the Environmental Protection Agency to help shape regulations in a way that takes into account the commonwealth's unique blend of energy and economic resources. Read more.

  • Democratic Primary for Governor

    by John Gregory | 04/28/15 10:13 AM

    Candidates running in the Democratic primary for Kentucky Governor and Lieutenant Governor appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. Here's a summary of what gubernatorial contender Geoffrey M. “Geoff” Young and his running-mate Johnathan D. Masters said about what they see as key issues in the contest. Read more.