Bowling Green, Ky – College students and their families are dealing with increasing tuition rates at Kentucky colleges and universities. In the first of a special two-part series of reports on the issue, Dan Modlin talks to Kentucky Budget Director Brad Cowgill, WKU Economics Department Chairman Bill Davis, and several college students.
Frankfort, Ky – State Auditor Crit Luallen says the adoption process in Kentucky takes too long and a report from her office suggests several ways to improve the process. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green High School teacher Pat Scott was one of a dozen Kentucky educators who were picked to take a special trip to Germany. The group met with German teachers and regular people, to learn how modern Germany is impacted by the events of World War II. Scott spoke with Lisa Autry.
Owensboro, Ky – Daviess County Judge-Executive Reid Haire is planning the creation of a full WKU campus in Owensboro. He says it should be built near the Owensboro Community and Technical College. He spoke with our Dan Modlin.
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.