Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee looks back on the life and career of state Sen. Georgia Davis Powers, who died last week at age 92. Powers spoke often with KET about her experiences as the first woman and African-American to be elected to the state Senate and about her involvement in the civil rights movement.
Renee Shaw presents coverage of legislative proceedings from Friday, Feb. 5, including statements from Senate and House committee and subcommittee meetings.
Renee Shaw presents coverage of legislative proceedings from Thursday, February 4.
KET's Casey Parker-Bell talks with journalist Sam Quinones about his book, “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.” Gov. Matt Bevin mentioned the work in his recent budget address to legislators.
Renee Shaw presents coverage of legislative doings from Wednesday, Feb. 3, including statements from Senate and House committee and subcommittee meetings.
Blocking state dollars for Planned Parenthood, holding "no-jail" jailers accountable, and budget talks dominate legislative proceedings. Renee Shaw also reports on a rally for Kentuckians with disabilities at the State Capitol.
Advocates for Kentucky's 847,000 disabled citizens rallied at the state capitol Tuesday. KET's Lillie Ruschell reports on the event and the funding concerns voiced by disability activists.
Bill and his guests discuss Gov. Bevin's proposed state budget. Scheduled guests: State Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, chair of the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee; State Sen. Christian McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, chair of the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee; State Sen. Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville; and State Rep. Steven Rudy, R-Paducah.
The Senate passes an informed consent for abortion bill and sends it to the governor for his signature. The House Speaker wants to raise campaign contribution limits. House Bill 70, which would remove voting restrictions for some felons, is ready for another House vote. Host Renee Shaw also looks back at the life and career of former state Sen. Georgia Davis Powers.