Frankfort, Ky – A state senator from eastern Kentucky who may soon be part of a Democratic gubernatorial ticket is being investigated for a possible breach of the state's legislative ethics code. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this in-depth look at the probe.
Bowling Green, Ky – Democrat Harold Ford Jr. appears to have indicated he wants to take a second run at the US Senate. Ford recently lost a close race to replace the outgoing Bill Frist. Lisa Autry has more.
Frankfort, Ky – Efforts are underway in the Kentucky General Assembly to eliminate at least one element of Governor Fletcher's tax modernization plan, which was approved in 2005 and revised this past June. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – In part two of our special series on proposals to raise the minimum wage, we explore the political angles involved. Our guests include Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards and WKU Economics Department Chairman Bill Davis.
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.