Ahead of Governor Matt Bevin's big budget speech to the General Assembly we talk with the Kentucky Gazette's Laura Cullen Glasscock about what the Republican might do in absence of any additional revenue.
Lawmakers head into their first full week of the 2018 Legislative Session. Will the status and fate of Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover dominate the proceedings again this week? We posed that question to Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette.
ByAlan Lytle & Business Lexington & Tom Wilmes•Jan 8, 2018
This week on the Business Side Tom Wilmes, editor of Business Lexington talks about some local companies that do more than just encourage their employees to pursue healthy habits. The trend goes far beyond gym memberships and cash bonuses.
In just a matter of hours lawmakers will gavel in what looks to be a long and very difficult regular session of the General Assembly. They will try to deal with the public pension crisis and put together a two-year budget in addition to sorting out leadership positions in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. For a preview of coming attractions WUKY's Alan Lytle speaks with Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette.
This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Visit-Lex Executive Director Mary Quinn Ramer about their new Destination Development Plan. One key finding suggests Lexington could strongly benefit from the development of a new annual city-wide event, similar to Louisville's Forecastle Festival.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 27, 2017
This week on The Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the business magazine's recent market review examining Central Kentucky's advantages as a commercial hub.
Drug Courts are designed to take a public health approach to help defendants break the cycle of addiction and stay out of jail. They include a substance abuse program supervised by a judge. Drug courts currently operate in 113 Kentucky Counties and to graduate from the program is a huge accomplishment as it can take upwards of 3 years to complete the process. Sadly some participants experience setbacks along the way; with tragic consequences. WUKY’s Alan Lytle introduces us to a woman who has used the pain of personal loss to help others on their path to healing and wholeness.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 20, 2017
WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green talk in depth about Lexington's bid to surpass Chattanooga, Tennessee as the largest gigabit city in the country, and what that might mean for the local business community.
This week on The Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Eric Hartman, director of the Lexington office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, about several events coming up as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.