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Robert Kahne

Robert is a graduate of UK's Martin School for Public Policy. He works as a data scientist in Louisville, where he lives w/ wife Kelsey and their daughter. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)

Anne Gay Donworth interview and Dem primary preview

Anne Gay Donworth interview and Dem primary preview

We welcome Anne Gay Donworth to talk about her run in the Dem primary for House District 76 – how she decided to run, what issues animate her, and why she's qualified for the seat. Also, Jazmin does a preview of all the Dem and LFUCG council races, and Robert joins in with some quick hits.

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The session is basically over

The session is basically over

The last legislative day before the veto period has happened, so Robert and Jazmin recapped everything that passed which can survive Andy Beshear’s veto, and everything that didn’t pass. Plus, a deep dive into this biennium’s budget.

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Three big bills

Three big bills

This week Robert talks through the progress HB 5 (“Safer Kentucky”), HB 2 (vouchers and charter schools), and SB 6 (anti-DEI) have made towards passage in the legislature, plus a few quick hits.

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Bad bills and James Comer

Bad bills and James Comer

Jazmin and Robert break down 3 bad bill this week: child labor, “religious freedom,” and guns in school. Then Robert brings an update about James Comer and his embarrassing attempts to impeach Joe Biden.

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Sarah Cole McIntosh on JCPS

Sarah Cole McIntosh on JCPS

This week Robert and Jazmin welcomed Sarah Cole McIntosh to the show to discuss JCPS and several of the legislative session's bills regarding the school district. Before that, Jazmin and Robert updated a few bills making their way through the legislature.

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Kaylee Raymer on HB 5

Kaylee Raymer on HB 5

This week we invited Kaylee Raymer of KY Policy to talk about HB 5 and how it is moving along in the legislature. She provided insights into changes the bill experienced this week and also efforts to make the bill less bad.

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