Tom Martin en Focus on Business: Putting Entrepreneurs Together with Investors <p>Putting Kentucky entrepreneurs together with Kentucky investors is the aim of a new web-based network being rolled out in January by the state Cabinet for Economic Development.</p><p>Tom Martin talked with Dean Harvey, executive director of UK’s Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, about the Kentucky Angel Network.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 05:04:19 +0000 John Hingsbergen 53787 at Focus on Business: Fixing Lexington's Sewer Problems <p>For years, hard rains in Lexington have caused sanitary and storm water sewer systems to overflow into streams and even homes.</p><p>These illegal “Sanitary Sewer Overflows,” are the basis of a 2006 lawsuit filed against the city by the Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Kentucky. A 2011 Consent Decree gives Lexington 10 years to fix the problem.&nbsp;</p><p>The agreement requires the city to establish a Capacity Assurance Program (CAP). It was developed by a seven-member task force that produced 19 recommendations for a plan submitted early this year to the EPA.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:19:58 +0000 John Hingsbergen 51704 at Focus on Business: EKU President Benson <p>Tom Martin, of the Lexington Herald Leader, speaks with Dr. Michael Benson, new President of Eastern Kentucky University about his first few months on the job.</p><p></p><p>Read more on <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:15:25 +0000 John Hingsbergen 51521 at Focus on Business: Kentucky Businesses & the Affordable Care Act <p>Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald Leader speaks with Margaret Levi, lawyer with the ­Lexington firm of Wyatt, Tarrant &amp; Combs, and author of The Impact of Health Care Reform on Kentucky ­Employers, a 68-page booklet published by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.</p><p></p><p><br />Read more here <a href="" target="_blank">on; </a></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 04:15:40 +0000 John Hingsbergen 51305 at Focus on Business: Central KY Housing Market <p>Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald Leader speaks with Al Blevins, President of the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors about The Central Kentucky housing market.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 02:31:04 +0000 John Hingsbergen 50451 at Focus on Business: Commercial Real Estate <p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:25:14 +0000 John Hingsbergen 49871 at WEKU, Tom Martin Focus on Business <p>Tom Martin, well known for his reports on the central Kentucky business scene, can now be heard on WEKU-FM. Martin’s “Focus on Business” report will air Mondays at 7:35 a.m. during Morning Edition and will be repeated on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. during All Things Considered.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 03:17:50 +0000 John Hingsbergen 49752 at WEKU, Tom Martin Focus on Business