Central City, Ky – It's been one year since seven Kentuckians died in a series of tornadoes that swept through the south. Several of the storm victims lived in mobile homes. Lisa Autry reports on how Congress is trying to equip newly manufactured trailers with weather radios.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has delivered his second annual State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Watching from the House gallery was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky House and Senate leaders are now signaling it's likely going to require new revenue sources to balance the state budget this fiscal year. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear says the Obama Administration has been very responsive to Kentucky's requests for help in the aftermath of the ice storm. Beshear is requesting the federal government pick up the tab on much of the recovery costs. Lisa Autry spoke to Governor Beshear and has this update.
Frankfort, KY – Private agencies in Kentucky providing care to abused and neglected children in state custody are warning of the devastating effects of state budget cuts. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Bowling Green, Ky – A key vote is set to be held in the US Senate about the $800 billion economic stimulus package. Some leaders in Kentucky have differing views on the merits of the package. In this report, we hear the thoughts of Republican Senator Jim Bunning and Democratic Governor Steve Beshear.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky school districts losing instructional days to last week's ice storm may get some relief from state lawmakers, who are back in session in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.
Central City, Ky – In Kentucky, many communities are still having to take a day-to-day approach following last month's massive ice storm. Muhlenberg County is one such place. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry visited towns in the county and has this in-depth look at the challenges residents there are facing.