Renee Shaw hosts a town hall-style conversation with lawmakers, educators, and advocates about early childhood education and what it means to prepare a child to succeed.
Renee Shaw and guests discussed public employee pensions. Guests: Senate Minority Leader Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville; Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown; David McFaddin, Senior Vice-President for Operations and Strategic Initiatives at Eastern Kentucky University; Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; David Adkisson, President and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee discusses voting rights reform initiatives with Joshua A. Douglas, University of Kentucky College of Law Professor and author of Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting.
Dr. Tuckson speaks with Dr. Michael Egger, assistant professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, UofL School of Medicine.
Dr. Devra Davis, an environmental health expert and author, tells us how Donora, PA slowly awakened America's need for the Clean Air Act. Mom's Clean Air Force are mothers concerned about the effects of two different sources of air pollution. In Pennsylvania, parents guard their children's health against chemicals associated with fracking. In Orlando, we meet a mom engineer/artist who uses her paintings to express her concern about a nearby power plant. Don Anair of the Union of Concerned Scientists talks electric cars, evolving attitudes about carpools and rideshares, and whether or not car ownership is worth the price of admission.
Kentucky's state dance is alive and well in Owensboro at the Lanham Brothers Jamboree; Hopkinsville is home to the nation's largest producer of bowling balls, at Ebonite International; the Falls of Rough and Rough River Dam are a vacationer's paradise; and a Danish artist brings Forest Giants to the giant forest at Bernheim in Bullitt & Nelson counties.