Bowling Green, Ky – Congressional lawmakers and Kentucky legislators say they will take steps to raise the minimum wage. It's a politically popular move, but many economists warn of unintended negative consequences. In the first of a two-part series, Dan Modlin takes a look at what impact such a wage hike would have on Kentucky and the nation.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is undergoing a major effort to increase Study Abroad and other international programs for students and faculty. Dan Modlin recently sat down with the interim head of the WKU Internationalization Office, John Peterson.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky General Assembly and US Congress are taking up the issue of a minimum wage increase next year. WKU Economics Professor Bill Davis stopped by the studio's of Western's Public Radio to discuss how such a move would impact the working poor, and the overall US economy.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Budget Director Brad Cowgill tells Western's Public Radio the state could be looking at a big budget surplus at the end of the fiscal year. He spoke in our studio with Dan Modlin.