paul hornback http://wkms.org en Government Shutdown Keeps Farmers from Signing Up for Federal Programs http://wkms.org/post/government-shutdown-keeps-farmers-signing-federal-programs <p></p><p>Kentucky Farm Bureau officials say the lack of a budget because of the partial government shutdown is preventing farmers from getting loans they need through federal agencies like the Natural Resources Conservation Service or Farm Service Agency.</p><p>KFB&rsquo;s National Affairs and Political Education Director Joe Cain said farmers interested in signing up for government programs are at a loss because many federal employees are furloughed. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:34:29 +0000 Whitney Jones 35618 at http://wkms.org Government Shutdown Keeps Farmers from Signing Up for Federal Programs Seeking to Expand Coverage, Broadband Advocates Revive Bill That Would Remove Land Line Requirement http://wkms.org/post/seeking-expand-coverage-broadband-advocates-revive-bill-would-remove-land-line-requirement <p></p><p>Advocates for more wireless and broadband options in Kentucky will once again push a bill reforming the state's telecommunications laws—specifically, removing language that requires old-school land-line service throughout the state.</p><p>Citizens for a Digital Future unveiled the legislation today, which is sponsored by state Sen. Paul&nbsp;Hornback, a Republican from Shelbyville. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:34:42 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 27668 at http://wkms.org Seeking to Expand Coverage, Broadband Advocates Revive Bill That Would Remove Land Line Requirement