Today's Schedule Wednesday, May 12th
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for the immediate future.
Convicted of homicide as a teen, Joseph Chamberlain prays for forgiveness while dreaming of a reunion with the love of his life. For years, Philadelphia led the country in sentencing juveniles like Chamberlain to life in prison without parole. Now the D.A.’s office is seeking second chances, but a murder spike that has local media pointing fingers at Krasner threatens to halt their plans. Watch now.
In New Rochelle, New York, a 24-hour daycare is a lifesaver for parents who work multiple jobs and odd hours to make ends meet. Through the stories of two working mothers and a child care provider, Through the Night reveals the personal cost of rising wealth inequality in America and the close bonds forged between parents, children, and caregivers. Watch now.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss policies to reform policing in America. Guests include: Peter Kraska, Ph.D., professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University; Keturah Herron, policy strategist with the ACLU of Kentucky; Ryan Straw, governmental affairs chair of the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police.
Renee Shaw talks with Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's Republican senior senator and minority leader in the U.S. Senate, about vaccine hesitancy, President Biden's proposed jobs and infrastructure plans, police reform, the teaching of systemic racism and more.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss Gov. Andy Beshear's easing of COVID-19 restrictions, comments from U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul as they made appearances around the state, and other news of the week. Guests: Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Marcus Green, WDRB in Louisville; and Olivia Krauth, Louisville Courier Journal.
Activist LaTonya “T” Myers lands her dream job just as she’s beginning a 10-year probation sentence. Any slip could send her back to prison. While “T” petitions the court for freedom for herself and thousands more, the D.A.’s team pursues systemic probation reform, facing judges who embrace extended supervision. It’s a chance they believe will break a major cycle of mass incarceration in Philly. Watch now.
Host Renee Shaw talks with her guests about President Biden's first 100 days in office and his policy priorities. Guests: Allison Moore, Corbin City Commissioner and former campaign aide to Sen Mitch McConnell; Matt Erwin, a Democratic consultant; Tres Watson, a Republican strategist and founder of Capitol Reins PR; and Colmon Elridge, chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss the week's news, including the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Kentucky Derby in Louisville and a Dept. of Justice investigation into the Louisville police department. Guests: Lisa Benson, Louisville Business First; Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Darcy Costello, Louisville Courier Journal; and Mark Vanderhoff, WLKY in Louisville.