This weak, Aaron, Chris and Kimberly bring you a few key stories out of Frankfort (with special connections to Lexington and Louisville), and then catch up with the always-inspiring Sen. Reggie Thomas, before finishing up with a Moms Demand Call-to-Action!
This week, Aaron and Doug mark the start of black history month by connecting with Murray State professor of history, Dr. Brian Clardy to discuss anti-DEI efforts in Frankfort and why the GOP is so opposed to diversity, equity, & inclusion.
We break down two horrible bills being advanced by the GOP supermajority - criminalizing homelessness and rejecting anti-racism efforts - and then reality check some GOP hypocrisy on MLK day. Then, an interview with Rep. Cherlynn Stevenson, who shares her priorities and looming fights in Frankfort.
oug, Kimberly and Chris share the news of the weak coming out of #KYGA24 as it moves to end diversity and inclusion education, while recasting Jan. 6th insurrectionists as innocent bystanders. Then we check in with Kesley Coots about the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Campaign.
Aaron, Kimberly and Doug share a few new year's resolutions, and dive into a legislative advocacy preview, including the Kentucky Together effort for a compassionate state budget, a few state house races that still deserve candidates and a political news roundup from Ms. Kimberly.
Kimberly, Chris, and Nate cover BIG SHIFTS in the legislature, Andy’s second inauguration, and an important court ruling on a key issue. We then welcome the leaders of Trans Parent Lex to hear about their important advocacy for their kids - at the school district and the state house.
This week Doug brings us a debate recap, we discuss the UAW strike against Ford, THEN we’ve got an interview with Rep. Col. Pam Stevenson, the Democratic candidate for Attorney General.
The Colonels cover a surprising new poll, upcoming debates, and the GOP’s judicial setback. Then they check in with Sierra Enlow, their preferred candidate for Ag Commissioner.
We cover a couple of big money political stories: one about the election & one about roads, bridges, & broadband. Then, we bring you a conversation with Mason Kalinsky, organizing director for Hood to the Holler, to see what HttH has been up to.
In this show, we cover Mitch’s doctor’s note, a Labor Day roundup, and crypto mining. Then we chat with Amber Hoffman and Destiny Kelley of the Revolution KY & hear what the Revolution is all about and why they’re prioritizing sending Andy Beshear back to the Governor’s mansion on Nov. 7th.
First, we weigh in on a fairly frightening confrontation in Eastern Kentucky. Then we chat with Alex Flood with Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) to hear what SURJ is all about, and why they’re prioritizing sending Andy Beshear back to the Governor’s mansion on Nov. 7th.
We cover the political news of the week, including whether teachers will buy what the liar Cameron is selling. Then, we are glad to reconnect with former state auditor, now solar energy entrepreneur, Adam Edelen, who talks about the Inflation Reduction Act and what the bill means for Kentucky.