Host Renee Shaw talks with her guests about voting rights and election laws. Scheduled guests: Secretary of State Michael Adams (R); Joshua A. Douglas, University of Kentucky election law professor; State Rep. Jennifer Decker, Republican from Waddy; State Rep. Buddy Wheatley, Democrat from Covington; Corey Shapiro, legal director of the ACLU of Kentucky; and James Young, former elections...
Today's Schedule Friday, April 23rd
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
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Host Renee Shaw talks with Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball about her watchdog role and ways she's empowering women to take control of their financial futures. Also, Sharon Price of the Community Action Council discusses how the social services agency is celebrating the contributions of women in the Bluegrass.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news, including the latest on COVID-19 cases, Gov. Beshear's goal to ease restrictions, and speculation about the 20200 U.S. Senate race. Guests: John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal.
Host Renee Shaw recaps major legislation at the 2021 Kentucky General Assembly with her guests. Guests: State Sen. Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown) and Senate Majority Floor Leader; State Sen. Morgan McGarvey (D-Louisville) and Senate Minority Floor Leader; State Rep. Steven Rudy (R- Paducah) and House Majority Floor Leader; and State Rep. Angie Hatton (D-Whitesburg) and House Minority Whip.
Host Renee Shaw continues her series of discussions about the increasing violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities with Lexington chef, restaurateur and community activist Dan Wu who frequently speaks and podcasts on social justice issues.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss news of the week, including a potential challenger to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the 2022 election and businesses planning to fully re-open this summer as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Guests: Phillip Bailey, USA Today; Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; and Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader.
Renee Shaw talks with Pete Kraska, Ph.D., an Eastern Kentucky University criminology professor, author and leading scholar on police militarization. Kraska discusses a new Kentucky law that limits the use of no-knock warrants and its impact on communities of color.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the conclusion of the 2021 General Assembly and the major legislation that was passed by Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate. Guests: Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Joe Sonka, Louisville Courier Journal.
In the final day of the 2021 session, lawmakers approve restrictions on no-knock warrants, a shield for the personal information of public officials, pandemic-related liability protections, funds for full-day kindergarten as well as water and waste treatment projects, a tax credit for remote workers, and a proposed constitutional amendment on abortion.