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Public Employee Pensions: The Ongoing Policy Debate

Kentucky Tonight

Public Employee Pensions: The Ongoing Policy Debate

Renee Shaw and four public policy experts discuss public employee pensions. Scheduled guests: Stephanie Winkler, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Dave Adkisson, president and chief executive officer of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; and William Smith, member of the pension reform team for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

News of the Week: August 11, 2017

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News of the Week: August 11, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including critical remarks made by President Donald Trump about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and political fallout from the Fancy Farm picnic. Read more.....

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) serves 21 school districts in southeast Kentucky. Renee speaks with Jeff Hawkins, executive director of KVEC, and Robert Brown, KVEC's professional learning lead.

SOAR Summit 2017

SOAR Summit 2017

SOAR Summit 2017

Renee Shaw presents highlights from the 2017 SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit in Pikeville, Ky. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-5th District), Gov. Matt Bevin, and University of Ky. men's basketball coach John Calipari.

Fancy Farm 2017 Highlights

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017 Highlights

Renee Shaw and Casey Parker-Bell present highlights from the 2017 Fancy Farm picnic in Graves County, Kentucky.

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017 has rolled to a close and we have the day's speeches online, in case you missed the live Webcast.

News of the Week: Aug. 4, 2017

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News of the Week: Aug. 4, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including a preview of Saturday's Fancy Farm political speeches in Graves Co. Scheduled guests: John Cheves from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Becca Schimmel from Ohio Valley ReSource at WKU Public Radio; and Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville.

Sec. Glisson on Kentucky’s Health Priorities

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Sec. Glisson on Kentucky’s Health Priorities

Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, talks about Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program, how the cabinet is responding to the opioid addiction crisis, and recruiting and retaining social workers.

Fancy Farm 2016

Fancy Farm 2016

View the archived videos from Fancy Farm 2016.

What’s on the Table in Tax Reform Negotiations?

Kentucky Tonight

What’s on the Table in Tax Reform Negotiations?

Renee Shaw and her guests discuss the upcoming special legislative session involving state tax reform. Scheduled guests: Former Democratic State Rep. Harry Moberly of Richmond, former chair of the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee; former State Budget Director Brad Cowgill who served during Republican Governor Ernie Fletcher's administration; former Democratic State Rep. Mike Cherry of Princeton, former chair of the House State Government Committee; and former Republican State Rep. Bill Farmer of Lexington.