Regional
11:56 am
Fri February 13, 2009

WKU Econ Prof worried about massive spending in stimulus plan

Bowling Green, Ky – A WKU Economics Professor says he's worried about the long-term ramifications of teh massive stimulus plan agreed upon by Congress and the White House. Kevin Willis reports.

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Regional
10:15 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Bill would allow more gambling at Ky racetracks

Henderson, Ky – A legislative panel in Frankfort has given approval to more gambling at Kentucky horse tracks. Approval from the House Licensing and Occupations Committee is just the first step towards final passage, however. In this piece, Lisa Autry speaks with Ron Geary, owner of Ellis Park in Henderson, who favors increased gambling. We also hear from Warren County Rep. Jim Decesare, who is opposed.

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Regional
12:01 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Ky Senate votes in favor of tax increases

Frankfort, KY – The 2009 Kentucky General Assembly is increasing taxes on alcohol and cigarettes to address an almost half-billion dollar shortfall in the state budget. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the final vote.

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Regional
8:48 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Cigarette tax too much for some lawmakers, not enough for others

Bowling Green, Ky – Lawmakers in the region of WKU Public Radio are expressing different thoughts about the cigarette and alcohol tax increases passed by the Kentucky House. Lisa Autry has this detailed look at the issues behind the tax vote.

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Regional
8:44 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Cyberstalking measure championed again in General Assembly

Frankfort, KY – A new attempt is being made to win passage of cyberstalking legislation that failed to emerge from last year's Kentucky General Assembly. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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