The program examines progress and challenges to Kentucky's adoption and foster care system in the context of recent reform efforts that have been enacted by the Kentucky General Assembly.
Today's Schedule Tuesday, January 28th
- House Education Committee 8:30am EST
- Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee10:00am EST
- Senate Agriculture Committee11:00am EST
- House Transportation Committee12:00pm EST
- Senate Chambers2:00pm EST
- House Chambers2:00pm EST
- Governor's Budget Address 20207:00pm EST
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for the immediate future.
The Senate passes a new school safety measure and the so-called born-alive bill. The House approves legislation to turn direct sellers into independent contractors. Sen. Whitney Westerfield discusses criminal justice reform. Scholarship tax credit advocates rally at the capitol.
Journalists from around the state discuss news from the 2020 General Assembly and other major stories with host Bill Bryant. Guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.
A look back at the third week of the session, including action on photo IDs for voters, cigarette and e-cigarette purchases, school safety, and abortion. Also, a conversation with Attorney General Daniel Cameron, and highlights of Children's Advocacy Day and Muslim Day at the capitol.
The Senate passes a voter ID bill and a measure to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco and vaping products. Senate committees consider school safety and abortion bills. Sen. Whitney Westerfield discusses judicial issues. Children's advocates rally at the capitol.
PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer, a giant in journalism known for his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news, died Thursday at the age of 85.
A Senate committee approves a photo identification requirement for voters. UK law professor Joshua Douglas reviews photo ID measures. Lawmakers act on bills regarding child abuse, female genital mutilation, and sex offenders. Legislators mark the first Muslim Day at the capitol.
Kentucky's new Secretary of State Michael Adams says he's been an "election nerd" since childhood. Growing up in a Democratic family in what was once the Democratic stronghold of western Kentucky, the young Adams instead gravitated to the politics of Republicans, finding inspiration in President Ronald Reagan and Congressman Jack Kemp.
The House passes hemp legislation. Sen. Max Wise details school safety issues. Pro-life advocates rally at the capitol. Ben Chandler of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky discusses smoking cessation. The University of Louisville seeks hospital purchase funding.