Today's Schedule Wednesday, February 19th
- Senate Chambers4:00pm EST
- House Chambers4:00pm EST
- House Licensing and Occupations CommitteeFebruary 19, 8:00am EST
- House Judiciary CommitteeFebruary 19, 12:00pm EST
- Senate State & Local Government CommitteeFebruary 19, 12:00pm EST
- House ChambersFebruary 19, 2:00pm EST
- Senate ChambersFebruary 19, 2:00pm EST
Georgetown College President William Jones on the School’s Tuition Program and Its Mission to Students
Georgetown College President William Jones talks about growing up in Appalachia, the transformative power of education, his goals for the school, a full-tuition scholarship program for local students, and the state of higher education in Kentucky.
Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the latest on legislation being considered in the 2020 General Assembly. Guests: Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier-Journal; Mark Vanderhoff, WLKY-TV in Louisville.
A recap of the sixth week of the session, including action on medical marijuana, insulin costs, and youth vaping. Lawmakers also debate pension relief for quasi-governmental agencies and how transportation secretaries are selected. Rep. Lisa Willner discusses her tax proposal.
Committees vote to make insulin more affordable and end surprise medical billing. Lawmakers also act to meet education needs of foster kids and give pension relief to quasi-governmental agencies. Gun control advocates rally at the capitol, while a celebration marks the centennial of women's suffrage.
House committees approve bills on medical marijuana and youth access to e-cigarettes. The House votes to help the University of Louisville purchase a hospital. The Senate acts on managed care organizations and debates changing selection of transportation secretaries.
FRONTLINE goes inside the battle for Hong Kong, following protesters through the most intense clashes over several months of pro-democracy protests. The film examines their struggle against growing influence on Hong Kong from the communist government of China. Watch now.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss medical marijuana legislation currently being considered in the 2020 legislative session. Guests: Rep. Jason Nemes (R-Louisville), sponsor of medical marijuana legislation in the Kentucky General Assembly; Ed Shemelya, national coordinator of the National Marijuana Initiative; Jeffrey Block, M.D., an anesthesiologist with training in pain management; and Danesh Mazloomdoost, M.D., an anesthesiologist and degenerative specialist.
Senators hear from the CEO of Braidy Industries. A House committee approves a vaping tax and hospital acquisition funding for the University of Louisville. A House bill aims to help foster children navigate new schools. Lawmakers commemorate Black History Month.