Bowling Green, Ky – The recent special session in Frankfort is now over, but coming to light are the tactics used by some supporters of video slots machines at racetracks. The measure ultimately failed in a Senate committee. Before that, House Speaker Greg Stumbo tried to use public school funding as an enticement to get votes for the plan. Dan Modlin reports.
Frankfort, Ky – An eight-day, special session of the Kentucky General Assembly dominated by the issue of video slots at horse tracks is history. Watching it all unfold was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Bowling Green, Ky – A retired WKU Middle East expert says the political unrest in Iran is creating some important challenges for US and British diplomats. Dr. George Masannat says a calm approach is needed during this time. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – The slots bill is dead, but there are still matters to be resolved before the special session of the Kentucky General Assembly can end. For one thing, as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains, slots revenue is still in the House budget bill.
Frankfort, Ky – History will be made Friday morning when the Kentucky House of Representatives takes up legislation allowing video slot machines at horse tracks. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.
Bowling Green, Ky – Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the recession. In Kentucky, a series of forums is being held to help get would-be business owners the information they need to start up a successful enterprise. Joe Corcoran reports.