Local/Regional News
3:51 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Another Republican Wants Bunning's Seat

Louisville, KY – Todd County businessman Bill Johnson joins Bunning and retired engineer Roger Thoney as declared candidates in the GOP primary. Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and Bowling Green optometrist Rand Paul have both expressed interest in the job, but they say they won't run unless Bunning drops out.

Johnson says he's ready to face them.

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Specials
1:36 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Georgia Green Stamper On Fixeruppers

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper shares this life lesson particularly for potential homebuyers who are contemplating investing in the proverbial "fixer-upper". She says there's more to it than just re-sale value.

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Local/Regional News
1:32 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

It's Official. Lawmakers Heading Back To Frankfort June 15th

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear spent almost two hours behind closed doors with House and Senate leaders. Afterwards, Speaker Greg Stumbo told reporters, the governor is ordering an across the board, two-point-nine percent cut, but is sparing basic education funding, higher education and Medicaid. "I don't see anything controversial. I don't see anything necessarily that the General Assembly would take issue with, right off the top of my head. It does require some legislative approval."

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Local/Regional News
9:53 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Special Session Call Likely Today

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Local/Regional News
6:24 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Stimulus Dollars Putting Kentuckians Back To Work

Frankfort, KY – State transportation projects funded with federal stimulus dollars are already putting Kentuckians back to work. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update on how the money's being spent.

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Local/Regional News
12:02 pm
Tue June 2, 2009

CPE Touts Higher Degree Numbers

Bowling Green, KY – The Council on Postsecondary Education Says Kentucky Colleges Conferred a Record Number of Degrees In May. More Than Thirty-Thousand Students Completed Degree Or Certificate Programs. Dan Modlin Has More On The Story.........

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Local/Regional News
11:57 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Kentucky American Water Customers To Dig A Little Deeper

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a settlement that allows Kentucky-American to increase annual revenue by 10-point-3 million dollars or about 17 percent.

The psc says the increase will raise the typical monthly residential bill by about three dollars and 90 cents.

Kentucky American wanted a 31 percent increase which would have increased monthly bills by about 7 dollars.

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Local/Regional News
11:55 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Watchdog Group Wants Stimulus Accountability

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Local/Regional News
12:37 pm
Mon June 1, 2009

Not Everyone On Board About A Special Session

Frankfort, KY – On Friday, after lengthy analysis of current and projected state revenue collections, the Consensus Forecasting Group predicted an almost $1 billion revenue shortfall for Kentucky in the next fiscal year. Group chairman Larry Lynch says the panel had three forecast options: optimistic, control or pessimistic. They went with a blend of control and pessimistic.

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Local/Regional News
5:04 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

Beshear Says Special Session Likely

Frankfort, KY – After analyzing current and projected state revenue receipts, the Consensus Forecasting Group is predicting Kentucky could be facing an almost one billion dollar shortfall next fiscal year. The forecast options were optimistic, control or pessimistic, and the panel went with a 50/50 blend of control and pessimistic. "Some argued 50/50, there was one 75/25, one 25/75, so it was pretty much the consensus feeling that we're not as optimistic as the control forecast would suggest."

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