KET Legislative Coverage


  • KET Offers Suite of Cancer-Related Programming

    by Editor | 03/30/15 9:51 AM

    KET will be airing the new three-part PBS series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD. The series airs Monday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 1 at 9/8 pm on KET. Read more.

  • Diabetes Epidemic: Beyond Blaming Victims

    by John Gregory | 03/28/15 8:00 AM

    What would you do if you spent billions of dollars over several decades to solve a problem, but the problem only got worse? Read more.

  • Legislative Update: March 25, 2015

    by Editor | 03/26/15 10:13 AM

    Lawmakers were working into the wee hours to send the governor measures on the gas tax, dating violence prevention, and income tax check-off programs to benefit pediatric cancer research and rape crisis centers. KET’s Renee Shaw reports on the late-hour proceedings. Read more.

  • Legislative Update: March 24, 2015

    by Editor | 03/25/15 10:09 AM

    Kentucky lawmakers rush to complete legislative business on the final day of the 2015 General Assembly session. KET’s Renee Shaw reports on the fate of key bills, including a measure to address the state’s heroin epidemic. Read more.

  • Kentucky 2015 Elections: Let the Campaign Season Begin

    by John Gregory | 03/25/15 12:45 AM

    It was only a few months ago that voters in the commonwealth experienced a hard-fought U.S. Senate race, as well as Congressional contests and state House and Senate battles. Read more.

  • Legislative Update: March 23, 2015

    by Editor | 03/24/15 5:00 PM

    KET’s Renee Shaw reports on the most significant activities during the penultimate day of the 2015 General Assembly session, including committee testimony and actions, and debate and votes on the floor of the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives. Read more.

  • Elaine Chao on a Life in Politics and Government

    by John Gregory | 03/23/15 4:00 PM

    Despite her years in government service and public life, former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao sees a different role for herself these days. "I believe that my job is to support Mitch," Chao says of her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Read more.

  • Shot Clock Winding Down on 2015 Session

    by John Gregory | 03/23/15 2:50 PM

    March is a month dominated by hard-fought battles and last-second drives to the goal. And we don't just mean on the basketball court. Read more.

  • Legislative Leaders Discuss the Fate of Key Bills

    by John Gregory | 03/18/15 1:40 PM

    At the beginning of the 2015 General Assembly session, there was a near-universal call for legislation to address the state's heroin epidemic. Read more.

  • Experts Discuss Severe Weather Preparedness

    by Robbie Clark | 03/18/15 1:29 PM

    The old saying goes, "If you don't like the weather in Kentucky, wait 15 minutes," and that adage about the state's inconsistent weather has some truth behind it, according to John Belski, a meteorologist for WLKY Channel 32 in Louisville. Read more.