Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky General Assembly appears poised to offer local school districts some flexibility in how they spend facilities construction funds. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, KY – The state auditor's investigation of Bluegrass Airport in Lexington isn't the only audit story causing a stir in Kentucky. The top two leaders of the Kentucky General Assembly want to expand the legislature's authority to investigate state agencies. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Americans are seeing their retirement savings dwindle as the stock market continues to decline. However, now is the time when investors need to keep a long-term perspective. That's the opinion of Ed Wolfe, Professor of Finance at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Wolfe spoke with Dan Modlin about the need to keep some exposure to stocks--even after an investor retires--and what we can learn from previous bear markets.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Bowling Green General Motors facility famous for cranking out the Corvette is back up and running today. After two months off the job due to a drop in demand for vehicles, about 850 hourly employees are returning to work. But as Lisa Autry reports, things for GM aren't business as usual.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers got back to work Monday, officially convening the House and Senate for the first time since February 13th. Keeping track of action in the House was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Bowling Green, Ky – Should Americans save more of their incomes? Currently, politicians and many economists are encouraging increased consumer spending as a way to boost the nation's poor economy. Kentucky's 2nd District Congressman says he favors incentives to encourage savings. Kevin Willis reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – President Obama is set to sign the largest federal economic stimulus package in history. Lisa Autry spoke with Kentucky's two US Senators, Governor Beshear, US Rep. John Yarmuth, and WKU Economics Professor Dennis Wilson about the prospects for the package energizing the recession-wracked economy.
Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky House and Senate won't convene the week of Feb. 16. Monday is a legislative holiday and the rest of the week is reserved for work group meetings. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, many pressing issues remain to be addressed.