KET PUBLIC AFFAIRS COVERAGE
- Getting Personal with Cancer and Heart Disease Treatment
by John Gregory | 07/30/15 8:26 AM
Imagine a time when your health records don't simply contain a history of the conditions you've been treated for, but instead include a personal genetic map that reveals the diseases you're at greatest risk of developing and the best way to treat those conditions if they do arise. Read more.
- Business Summit Explores Pillars for Prosperity
by Editor | 07/28/15 12:15 PM
Bill Goodman talks with Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dave Adkisson about the organization’s annual business summit now underway in Louisville, and the group’s new report about creating a culture of competitiveness in the state. Read more.
- Jobs and Wages; No Simple Solutions
by John Gregory | 07/28/15 8:19 AM
Kentucky's unemployment rate for June was 5.1 percent. That's nearly a point and a half lower than the rate for June 2014. Plus the commonwealth's jobless rate remains below the national average. Read more.
- Help for Single Parents
by John Gregory | 07/28/15 8:15 AM
The student-residents of Family Scholar House prove that nothing succeeds like success. In the past nine years, some 250 clients of the Louisville-based non-profit have moved from homelessness to earning college degrees. About three-quarters of them left government assistance within months of completing their studies and now hold good-paying jobs in their chosen fields. Read more.
- Candidates Warm Up for Fancy Farm
by John Gregory | 07/25/15 9:16 AM
You could consider last week's Kentucky Farm Bureau gubernatorial candidate forum a warm- up of sorts for the upcoming Fancy Farm political picnic. Except the crowd was dressed better and didn't try to shout down the speakers. Read more.
- The Tangled Web of State Tax Reform
by John Gregory | 07/21/15 8:07 AM
Most everybody agrees the state needs more money. Read more.
- Advocates Present Kentucky Education Report Card
by John Gregory | 07/21/15 12:20 AM
In the 25 years since the landmark Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) was passed, the state's public school system has improved on numerous benchmarks. But with ever tightening budgets, can those gains be sustained into the future? Read more.
- Supporting Women Artists and Entrepreneurs
by John Gregory | 07/20/15 9:33 AM
Female artists and small-business owners can face special challenges when it comes to advancing their careers. On this week's edition of Connections, host Renee Shaw explored two organizations that support women in their creative and economic endeavors. Read more.
- Paul Says No to Fancy Farm
by John Gregory | 07/18/15 10:25 AM
It's a matter of priorities: Do you appear at the biggest annual political event in your home state to bolster your reelection campaign to the U.S. Senate? Or do you fly to New Hampshire to stump for votes in your long-shot presidential bid? Read more.
- LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom Concerns
by John Gregory | 07/14/15 6:30 AM
The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage has been a source of much celebration and consternation, depending on which side of the issue you're on. Read more.