Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the results of the 2020 primary election, Kentucky's re-opening of its economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, and other news. Guests: Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal. (Program pre-recorded on July 2, 2020)
Today's Schedule Sunday, July 5th
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
- Interim Joint Committee on EducationJuly 7, 10:30am EDT
- Interim Joint Committee on TransportationJuly 7, 1:00pm EDT
- Education Assessment & Accountability Review SubcommitteeJuly 7, 3:00pm EDT
- Budget Review Subcommittee on General GovernmentJuly 8, 9:00am EDT
- Budget Review Subcommittee on EducationJuly 8, 10:30am EDT
- Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and RevenueJuly 8, 1:00pm EDT
- Interim Joint Committee on AgricultureJuly 9, 9:00am EDT
- Interim Joint Committee on JudiciaryJuly 9, 10:30am EDT
- Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources & EnergyJuly 9, 1:00pm EDT
Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss police reform initiatives being debated in the U.S. following police actions in Kentucky, Minnesota, and elsewhere resulting in deaths of African Americans. Guests: Raymond Burse, general counsel for the Kentucky NAACP; Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto, legislative agent for the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; William Hunt, police chief of the Somerset Police Department; Tracie Keesee, co-founder and senior vice president of Justice Initiatives for the Center for Policing Equity (pre-recorded interview); Jason Rothermund, former president and legislative chair of Bluegrass Lodge 4 of the Fraternal Order of Police; and Lawrence Weathers, police chief of the Lexington Police Department.
And She Could Be Next follows a defiant movement of women of color as they transform politics from the ground up. Filmed during the historic 2018 midterm elections, the series features organizers and candidates (including Rashida Tlaib and Stacey Abrams) as they fight for a truly reflective government, asking whether democracy can be preserved—and made stronger—by those most marginalized. Watch now.
Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including early returns from the June 23 primary election and the latest COVID-19 cases in Kentucky. Guests: Phillip Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal; John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Michon Lindstrom, Spectrum News 1.
Renee Shaw hosts live comprehensive statewide coverage of the 2020 primary election returns in Kentucky. Guests include Secretary of State Michael Adams; former Secretaries of State Trey Grayson and Bob Babbage; and Al Cross, director of the UK Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues. The show also features taped interviews with Amy McGrath and Charles Booker, Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
Host Renee Shaw previews the 2020 Primary election with the following guests: Susanna French, member of the Democratic National Committee and board chair of Emerge Kentucky; Tres Watson, former Republican Party of Kentucky spokesman and founder of Capitol Reins; Kelsey Cooper, a Republican political strategist and former spokeswoman for the Republican Party of Kentucky; and Mike Ward, Democratic political strategist and founder of Ward Campaigns Management and Services.
Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest on COVID-19, Kentucky's unemployment numbers, and political news leading into the June 23 primary election. Scheduled guests: Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville; Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal; and Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio.
This special program examines the demands for racial justice and policing reforms after the officer-involved deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor of Louisville. Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss how to move beyond the protests to meaningful change.