Bowling Green, Ky – The US Census Bureau is still looking for part-time workers in Kentucky. Federal officials say filling census-taker positions has been harder than expected, especially in southern and eastern Kentucky. Lisa Autry speaks with Lanny Brannock in the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
Bowling Green, Ky – In a wide-ranging interview with WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry, Governor Beshear said it's now up to lawmakers to come up with ways to fill the state's massive budget deficit. The Governor said talk of tax reform is likely just that--talk. This interview originally aired during Morning Edition on Wednesday, January 27.
Bowling Green – The federal government needs more census takers on the ground in Kentucky. Recruiting workers has been especially difficult in the eastern half of the state. Lisa Autry has this interview with Wayne Hatcher, a regional director for the U.S. Census Bureau.
Bowling Green – Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green will have a challenger in this year's election. Owensboro realtor Ed Marksberry has filed to run for the second district seat. Lisa Autry reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – This week marks the deadlines for those who would like to submit written comments on postal service professionals to consolidate services. This issue has led to some controversy in the state, as the postal service looks for ways to reduce costs. Dan Modlin reports on how the proposed changes could impact postal facilities in Bowling Green and London, Ky.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky PRIDE fund will be used to help cleanup numerous dump sites in the state. Chris Fitzpatrick says participating counties agree to provide a 25% match for the cleanup of dump sites costing less than $50,000. Dan Modlin reports on the environmental effort.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear wants to use revenue from casino-style gambling at horse tracks to balance the state's next biennial budget. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Bowling Green – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson officially launched his bid for U.S. Senate Thursday. The Republican candidate is going to the world wide web to speak with as many voters as possible. Lisa Autry has this report.