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06Feb 2020

Special Episode: KYA, KY Chamber, KCEP, and Prichard Committee Analyze the State Budget Proposal

By |February 6th, 2020|

Terry Brooks is joined by Ashli Watts, President and CEO for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Jason Bailey, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, and Brigitte Blom Ramsey, the Executive Director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, for a conversation on Governor Andy Beshear's [...]

04Feb 2020

Dr. Leon Mooneyhan, Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative

By |February 4th, 2020|

Terry Brooks is joined by Dr. Leon Mooneyhan, Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative, to discuss the education components of the Governor's proposed budget and the past, present, and future reforms of Kentucky's education system. Stay up-to-date on state policies that are good for kids on our bill tracker. [...]

31Jan 2020

Special Episode: Diving Into the Governor’s State Budget Proposal

By |January 31st, 2020|

On this special episode, Terry Brooks reflects on Governor Andy Beshear's state budget proposal as it pertains to kids' issues, outlines what to expect in the budget process, and ways to stay informed as the budget advances through the Kentucky General Assembly. Learn more about the Blueprint for Kentucky's [...]

28Jan 2020

Ben Chandler, President & CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

By |January 28th, 2020|

Terry Brooks is joined by Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, to reflect on the 2020 Children's Advocacy Day at the Capitol and discuss health issues impacting Kentucky kids, including supporting tobacco-free policies, understanding trends around vaccinations, ensuring trauma-informed care to address adverse childhood [...]

21Jan 2020

Norma Hatfield, President of the Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky

By |January 21st, 2020|

Terry Brooks sits down with Norma Hatfield, President of the Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky, who shares her story of becoming a kinship caregiver and how that experience has shaped her advocacy efforts for kinship families across the Commonwealth. Norma encourages kinship caregivers and all of our listeners to urge [...]

07Jan 2020

KY House Minority Floor Leader Joni Jenkins

By |January 7th, 2020|

Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky House Minority Floor Leader Joni Jenkins to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session, developing the biennial state budget, and prioritizing issues impacting kids, such as continuing momentum in child welfare, minimizing the impact of parental incarceration, and addressing the addiction crisis. [...]

17Dec 2019

The Philanthropic Landscape & Impact on Nonprofits

By |December 17th, 2019|

Terry Brooks is joined by two philanthropic leaders in Kentucky: Barry Allen, President and Treasurer of the Gheens Foundation, and Keith Inman, President of Kosair Charities. They discuss the philanthropic landscape locally and nationally, the impact of philanthropy on nonprofits and the kids and families they serve, and the ways in which philanthropic entities [...]