federal budget

Effects of Govt. Shutdown on Kentucky (audio available)

Oct 14, 2013

How has the federal government shutdown affected you, your family or your business?  That's the topic on this week's program as we invite you to tell your story.  Please let us know if you work for the federal government and are either furloughed or still working. What about friends, neighbors, family members?

Federal Budget to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Sep 10, 2012

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the federal budget.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday evening will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the the WEKU Stations.

Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” on Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the debt limit debate presents “an opportunity” to take on federal spending.

Setting up another budget battle for the coming fiscal year, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has offered a bill that proposes cutting another $45.7 billion from domestic spending and foreign aid.