WFPL News continued its candidate interviews today, spending 30 minutes with Todd P’pool, Republican candidate for Attorney General. P’pool is a native of Madisonville, Kentucky, who was elected to the office of Hopkins County Attorney in 2006 and again in 2010. He has been appointed numerous times as a special prosecutor for cases across the commonwealth, including the prosecution and conviction of elected officials.
WFPL’s Phillip Bailey conducted the interview, with Rick Howlett moderating. Among the topics discussed were investigations of for-profit colleges, efforts to stem prescription drug abuse, the coal economy, the environment and EPA regulations, healthcare legislation, and the pending hospital merger in Louisville. The full interview can be streamed below.