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12Nov 2019

KY Senate President Robert Stivers

By |November 12th, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session and priorities impacting kids, including investing in measures to improve school safety, keeping families together safely, addressing the addiction crisis, and more. NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the 2019 Election [...]

05Nov 2019

Interview with KY Senate President Robert Stivers and Jennifer Hancock

By |November 5th, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers and Jennifer Hancock, President and CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States, to discuss efforts in Clay County to address the addiction epidemic and build a thriving community, and how it can be replicated in other communities across the Commonwealth. [...]

29Oct 2019

Interview with Governor Matt Bevin

By |October 29th, 2019|

Governor Matt Bevin joins Terry Brooks by phone to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as child welfare, economic security, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. Listen to our podcast episode featuring Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear. [...]

22Oct 2019

Interview with KY Attorney General Candidate Daniel Cameron

By |October 22nd, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Daniel Cameron to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as the impact of parental incarceration on kids, improvements to the youth justice system, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. [...]

15Oct 2019

Interview with Dr. Helen Deines, Larry Michalczyk, and Pam Darnall

By |October 15th, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Dr. Helen Deines, Larry Michalczyk, and Pam Darnall, three experts with years of experience in the child welfare field, to discuss the Courier Journal’s recent series on Kentucky’s child welfare system and the need to address the Commonwealth’s high rate of child abuse. Tune [...]

08Oct 2019

Interview with KY Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo

By |October 8th, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as the impact of the opioid epidemic and parental incarceration on kids, improvements to the youth justice system, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the [...]

01Oct 2019

Interview with Rick Green and Debby Yetter from the Courier Journal

By |October 1st, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Rick Green, editor, and Debby Yetter, social services and child welfare reporter, to discuss the Courier Journal's recent series on Kentucky's child welfare system and the need to address the Commonwealth's high rate of child abuse. Tune in to hear their reflections and call to action. [...]

24Sep 2019

Interview with Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear

By |September 24th, 2019|

Terry Brooks sits down with Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as child safety, youth justice, economic security, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate's ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. Listen to our podcast episode featuring Governor [...]