2009 KY Legislative Wrap-Up

The Kentucky Legislature just wrapped up its most recent session with legislators showing bipartisanship in the tough economic times for the Commonwealth. We now have new taxes on liquor and cigarettes, the kids don’t have to make up all of those snow days and CATS testing is going to get an over haul. Kentuckians are not going to be able to see a NASCAR race anytime soon at the Kentucky Speedway, nuclear power is off the table for now and the public defenders are still running out of money. So, who were the winners and loser during this session? Listen to the Show

Many Arts Educators Satisfied with Senate Bill 1

Many arts educators are satisfied with the Kentucky General Assembly’s move to end the current state education testing system, even though it means scrapping testing in the arts and humanities. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Throughout the current General Assembly, arts educators have worried that scrapping the Commonwealth Accountably Testing System or CATS could undermine […]