Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org en KY state senator says international events take focus away from domestic issues http://wkms.org/post/ky-state-senator-says-international-events-take-focus-away-domestic-issues <p>Unrest in countries around the world makes national as well as international headlines.&nbsp; One Kentucky lawmaker believes those events have taken some of the focus away from pressing domestic issues.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:26:44 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 22216 at http://wkms.org KY state senator says international events take focus away from domestic issues Debate continues on Kentucky's economic climate http://wkms.org/post/debate-continues-kentuckys-economic-climate <p>The federal stimulus package remains a debated item among policy analysts with varying political perspectives.&nbsp; The subject came up during K-E-T’s Kentucky Tonight Monday.&nbsp; Jason Bailey with the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says without the recovery act, the nation would still be in full recession.&nbsp; He admits there’s still room for economic growth.&nbsp; “But the reason it’s not growing fast enough,” Bailey says, “is there’s not enough demand.&nbsp; It’s not about business confidence, it’s about consumer demand.&nbsp; And there’s not enough consumer demand because ther Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:16:49 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 21948 at http://wkms.org Debate continues on Kentucky's economic climate the morning cram [no relief in sight edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-no-relief-sight-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> around 2 million people in the US are <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/03/156177413/powers-still-out-for-nearly-2-million-and-intense-heat-continues">without power</a>, while heat waves still blanket much of the country.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:59:08 +0000 Gary Pitts 18714 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [no relief in sight edition] Experts Discuss Immigration on K.E.T.'s Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/experts-discuss-immigration-kets-kentucky-tonight <p>The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on immigration has officials in many states mulling over its impact.&nbsp;The matter was the topic of discussion this week on KET&rsquo;s Kentucky Tonight.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:00:40 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18705 at http://wkms.org Experts Discuss Immigration on K.E.T.'s Kentucky Tonight Legal Experts Discuss US Supreme Court Issues on Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/legal-experts-discuss-us-supreme-court-issues-kentucky-tonight <p>The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on federal issues of health care and immigration before it completes its term this summer.&nbsp;&nbsp;A health care ruling is expected soon.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 14:01:42 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18433 at http://wkms.org Legal Experts Discuss US Supreme Court Issues on Kentucky Tonight Gay Marriage is the Discussion Topic on Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/gay-marriage-discussion-topic-kentucky-tonight <p>The head of the Family Foundation of Kentucky says re-defining marriage in the United States would be a &lsquo;tragedy.&rsquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;Kent Ostrander joined a discussion on gay marriage on KET&rsquo;s Kentucky Tonight. He says he believes society benefits from traditional marriages.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:45:57 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18330 at http://wkms.org Gay Marriage is the Discussion Topic on Kentucky Tonight Officials Discuss Tax Reform in Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/officials-discuss-tax-reform-kentucky <p>A Lexington state representative with a history of tax reform interest says the current panel studying the issue is quite different in its makeup.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 13:50:56 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18236 at http://wkms.org Officials Discuss Tax Reform in Kentucky 4th District Republicans on Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/4th-district-republicans-kentucky-tonight <p>The entire GOP field in Kentucky&rsquo;s fourth district congressional race had their say on KET last night.&nbsp;&nbsp;Lewis County Judge Executive Thomas Massie is considered one of the front runners in the seven person Republican primary. He commented on the use of private sector knowledge in Washington on KET&rsquo;s Kentucky Tonight.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 13:47:55 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 17973 at http://wkms.org 4th District Republicans on Kentucky Tonight