Kentucky Politics Distilled: State Prepares For Budget Cuts Saturday, May 16 2020 

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Andy Beshear asked state agencies to come up with plans to significantly cut their budgets over the coming months. Mitch McConnell said he still doesn’t support sending more money to states unless business are shielded from lawsuits during the pandemic. And calls are mounting for an independent investigation into a Louisville police raid that killed 26-year-old Breonna Taylor.

Listen to the show:


Kentucky Politics Distilled: Legislature Returns Next Week Saturday, Apr 11 2020 

This week in Kentucky politics, Gov. Andy Beshear urged churches to not hold Easter services during the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that banning drive-in church services violates first amendment rights. And the legislature returns next week to consider overriding Gov. Beshear’s vetoes.

Listen to the show:


Kentucky Politics Distilled: The Coronavirus Relief Bill Saturday, Mar 28 2020 

This week in Kentucky politics, the state legislature still met during the coronavirus pandemic. They passed an emergency bill to help provide some relief to workers and businesses dealing with the virus, and they advanced a slew of other measures. And Kentucky’s 4th district Congressman Thomas Massie received America’s ire for threatening to block a federal coronavirus bill.

Listen to the episode:


Follow the podcast:

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | NPR | Spotify | Stitcher | RadioPublic