Local and State News Recap; McConnell in Myanmar; Falls City Beer Reborn: Today on State of the News

A quick preview of the show today at 1pm:

Segment A: We’ll check in with WFPL news staff on the major metro-area stories of the week.

Segment B: Kentucky Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief, Kenny Colston, joins us to discuss the latest from Frankfort and around the Commonwealth, including state budget and redistricting news. Then we speak with the Courier-Journal’s James Carroll about Mitch McConnell’s recent visit to Myanmar.

Segment C: Joseph Gerth of the Courier-Journal recently wrote about the rebirth of Falls City Beer; we’ll chat with him about the history of the brew and the new owner’s plans to improve quality and bring production back to Louisville.