A Public Affairs Weblog Devoted to the Commonwealth, podcasting the Kentucky Focus Program

April 29, 2005

Kentucky Focus (MP3 LINK)

State Treasurer Jonathan Miller comes to talk about the embattled Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT) program. The state-run college tuition program is now the subject of a lawsuit in Frankfort.

Conservative blogger and radio host David Adams joins the program to declare the flaws in KAPT and defend the actions of legislators to end enrollment in the program.

April 22, 2005

Kentucky Focus (MP3 LINK)

U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao joins the program to talk about Social Security reform.

And Richard Mitchell joins the program to promote a living wage for Lexington.

April 15, 2005

Kentucky Focus (MP3 LINK)

Charles Wells of the Kentucky Association of State Employees joins the program to talk about the poor record of privatization across the United States.

Rick Bell of the U.S. Marine Hospital Foundation joins the program to talk about saving one of Louisville's most historic structures, a maritime hospital designed by the first truly American-trained architect Robert Mills.

April 09, 2005

Kentucky Focus (MP3 LINK)

Education Researcher Richard Innes says Kentucky's CATS scores are yielding some strange results worthy of further scrutiny. State Senator Daniel Mongiardo has high hopes for his E-Health bill, signed into law in March. He's not so happy about the state budget.

April 01, 2005

Kentucky Focus (MP3 LINK)

Conservative blogger David Adams joins the program to talk about tax reform, the state budget and Social Security.