Renee Shaw speaks with Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County president and CEO P.G. Peeples and former Lexington Herald-Leader columnist and journalist Jacalyn Carfagno who led the effort to document the organization’s success resulting in a release of a 50th anniversary book.
Today's Schedule Monday, January 18th
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for today.
There is no legislative coverage scheduled for the immediate future.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss legislation passed during the first week of the 2021 General Assembly, security measures taken in Frankfort after a mob breached the Capitol building in Washington DC, and other news. Guests: John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville; and Morgan Watkins, Louisville Courier Journal.
Lawmakers approve an updated bill for new courts to hear constitutional challenges. The impeachment committee meets. The Senate passes its versions of the budget bills while senators consider training for certain in-home care-givers. A conversation with freshman Rep. Jennifer Henson Decker.
PBS NewsHour coverage of the second impeachment of President Trump.
How trafficking in conspiracy theories went from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House. FRONTLINE examines the alliance of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Trump advisor Roger Stone, and the president, and their role in the battle over truth and lies. Watch now.
House members discuss the impeachment petition against Gov. Andy Beshear. Senators review a plan for a judicial super circuit and discuss making intentional damage to residential rental property a felony. A conversation with freshman Rep. Josh Bray.
Director Jared Leto crafts a sweeping yet intimate cross-section of America shot on a single July 4th in 2017 with 92 film crews fanning out across each of the United States and Puerto Rico to capture A Day in the Life of America. A gargantuan production shot over a single 24-hour period across the country, the film weaves a wide range of beliefs and backgrounds into a rich tapestry of life. Watch now.
The House advances continuation budget bills to the Senate. Lawmakers send multiple measures to the governor that would limit executive powers. The House also creates an impeachment committee and passes a “born-alive” bill as well as liability protections for businesses.
Renee Shaw and four legislators discuss bills introduced at the start of the 2021 General Assembly. Guests: State Sen. David Givens (R-Greensburg), Senate President Pro Tempore; State Rep. Angie Hatton (D-Whitesburg), House Minority Whip; State Rep. David Meade (R-Stanford), House Speaker Pro Tempore; and State Sen. Reggie Thomas (R-Lexington), Senate Minority Caucus Chair.
Renee Shaw talks with Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on students as well as priorities for the Beshear Administration to improve education funding and boost school and career readiness.