Gambling http://weku.fm en Expanded Gambling on Eastern Standard http://weku.fm/post/expanded-gambling-eastern-standard <p>Kentucky legislators have before them no fewer than three bills that would allow the state to bring the issue of expanded gambling before voters in the Commonwealth.</p><p>On this week’s Eastern Standard, we’ll discuss how &nbsp;allowing would affect jobs, education, human services, health care, veterans bonuses, local governments and public safety.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:53:10 +0000 John Hingsbergen 56620 at http://weku.fm Expanded Gambling on Eastern Standard Voting Rights, Gambling and Ballot Questions on Legislature's Agenda http://weku.fm/post/voting-rights-gambling-and-ballot-questions-legislatures-agenda <p>Even as thousands of Kentuckians marched on the state Capitol last week and called for voting rights for ex-felons, lawmakers have yet to reach an accord on the issue in the 2014 General Assembly. The demonstration Wednesday commemorated the 50th anniversary of a landmark civil-rights march led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to end segregation and extend voting rights for African Americans.<br /><br />But the message this year focused on restoring voting rights to many felons who have served out their sentences. Legislators in the House and Senate are sparring over provisions in House Bill 70, which seeks a constitutional amendment on voter rights restoration.</p><p></p><p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 16:43:45 +0000 Mike Wynn & The Courier Journal 56556 at http://weku.fm Voting Rights, Gambling and Ballot Questions on Legislature's Agenda Expanded Gambling on this week's "Kentucky Tonight" http://weku.fm/post/expanded-gambling-weeks-kentucky-tonight <p>On this week&#39;s edition of <strong><em>Kentucky Tonight</em></strong>, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss expanded gambling.&nbsp; The program that airs on Kentucky Educational Television (KET) Monday&nbsp; at 7:00 pm/8:00 Central will be re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesday at&nbsp; 11:00 am. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:37:36 +0000 John Hingsbergen 22200 at http://weku.fm Expanded Gambling on this week's "Kentucky Tonight"