The House passes a bill to make workers' comp costs more affordable. Republican leaders outline the public pension reforms contained in Senate Bill 1. A Senate panel discusses medical peer review confidentiality and guardianship competency hearings. LGBTQ advocates rally at the capitol.
FRONTLINE traces how a 40-year rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has fueled sectarian extremism across the Middle East for political gain. Correspondent Martin Smith travels to seven countries, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq and Yemen to examine how the power struggle has rippled across the region.
Sen. Joe Bowen introduces the pension reform bill. The House Education Committee acts on dyslexia measures. The Senate budget panel approves supports for police and firefighters. And results of the special election for an open House seat in Bullitt County.
Though much of its history was eclipsed by the explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential role the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping black life, creating a black middle class and dismantling segregation cannot be overstated.
Severe Weather: Staying Safe
Experts answer viewers' questions about severe weather and how to prepare for storm season. Scheduled guests: Chris Allen, weather director for WBKO in Bowling Green; Michael Dossett, director, Kentucky Emergency Management; Joe Sullivan, warning coordination meteorologist, National Weather Service in Louisville; Steve Hensley, director, Kenton County Emergency Management; and Andrea Clifford, public information officer, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Highways - Louisville District.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss violent crime. Scheduled guests: State Rep. Robert Benvenuti, R-Lexington; State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville; Josh Crawford, co-executive director of the Pegasus Institute; and Ashley Spalding, senior policy analyst for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.