Tom Martin http://weku.fm en Focus on Business: Putting Entrepreneurs Together with Investors http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-putting-entrepreneurs-together-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 http://weku.fm Focus on Business: Fixing Lexington's Sewer Problems http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-fixing-lexingtons-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 http://weku.fm Focus on Business: EKU President Benson http://weku.fm/post/focus-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="http://www.kentucky.com/2013/10/21/2887000/tom-martin-qa-eku-president-discusses.html" target="_blank">Kentucky.com</a></p><p></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:15:25 +0000 John Hingsbergen 51521 at http://weku.fm Focus on Business: Kentucky Businesses & the Affordable Care Act http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-kentucky-businesses-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="http://www.kentucky.com/2013/10/07/2864150/what-kentucky-businesses-need.html#storylink=cpy" target="_blank">on Kentucky.com&nbsp; </a></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 04:15:40 +0000 John Hingsbergen 51305 at http://weku.fm Focus on Business: Central KY Housing Market http://weku.fm/post/focus-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 http://weku.fm Focus on Business: Commercial Real Estate http://weku.fm/post/focus-business-commercial-real-estate <p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:25:14 +0000 John Hingsbergen 49871 at http://weku.fm WEKU, Tom Martin Focus on Business http://weku.fm/post/weku-tom-martin-focus-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 http://weku.fm WEKU, Tom Martin Focus on Business