Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants the Council on Postsecondary Education to report directly to him, a reversal of his predecessor's policy. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Education Commissioner Jon Draud is making considerable news this year, but some of the reports raise questions about the job he's doing. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh looks at what effect, if any, the reports may have on Draud's first performance review.
Bowling Green, Ky – A statewide organization which focuses on mental health predicts 160,000 Kentuckians will be effected by major depression this year. The NAMI organization estimates that 5% of Kentucky's adult population will have an episode of major depression in 2008. Dan Modlin talked about these issues with Betsy Pierce, outreach coordinator for the WKU Counseling and Testing Services Center.
Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green area residents got to speak firsthand with the Governor as Steve Beshear continued a series of townhall meetings across the Bluegrass State. He was asked to explain his recent partial pardons of convicted felons in order they might regain the right to vote. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry attended the Warren County meeting, and has this extended report.