To merge or not to merge? That is the question ...
The following is an outline of the sequence of events as they occurred in the original program. Click on the segment topics to begin watching the coverage from that point forward.
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Program opening (2:51)
Host Jean West welcomes the audience and introduces co-hosts Cameron Lawrence and Bill Goodman.
Opening statements (6:20)
The four panelists -- Louisville Mayor David Armstrong, Jefferson County Commissioner Darryl Owens, Jefferson County Judge Executive Rebecca Jackson, and Louisville Alderwoman Barbara Gregg -- make opening remarks about their positions on the proposed merger.
Background on legislation (1:44)
Host Jean West briefly outlines the main provisions of House Bill 647, the state legislation outlining the Louisville-Jefferson County merger plan on which residents will vote in November.
Taped questions and answers (8:05 total)
In a pre-taped segment, elected officials and other experts answer questions posed in the first program of the series. Questions and respondents:
Questions and comments from studio audience and panelists (30:40 total)
Proposed timeline (1:21)
Host Jean West briefly outlines the timeline for the proposed merger and reads the wording that will appear on the ballot.
Closing statements (4:29)
The four panelists offer closing remarks.