Joe Sonka

Louisville food truck operators expected new regulations to make things easier for them, but many say what happened was the opposite. The rules call for, among other things, background checks and permits for all workers — something owners say isn’t required of workers in traditional brick and mortar restaurants. Friday on State of the News, LEO Weekly’s Joe Sonka and WFPL’s Phillip M. Bailey joined us to explain the new rules and what effect they might have on the local food truck scene.

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by Laura Ellis October 8, 2011

In this week’s LEO Weekly, Joe Sonka wrote about the DREAM Act, through the story of a 19-year-old student who was brought to the USA, undocumented, at age 10. She now faces possible deportation if she tries to enroll in a university, and limited opportunities otherwise. Joe joined us on Friday afternoon’s State of the […]

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by Laura Ellis October 7, 2011

Segment A: We’ll speak with the WFPL news staff about what’s happened in Metro Louisville this week, including he Louisville Orchestra’s impasse, and the latest in the governor’s race. Segment B: We’re joined by Joe Sonka from LEO Weekly, who will talk about the folks he met while writing about the DREAM Act — children […]

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