Child Poverty in Kentucky, David Kessler on the American Appetite for Sugar: Today’s Here and Now

Here’s what we’re planning today on Here and Now: 1:06pm: Speaking to a supporter in Iowa this week, President Obama said he would announce “a very specific plan to boost the economy, to create jobs and to control our deficit.” White House officials say that announcement will come in September. There is a strong debate… Continue reading Child Poverty in Kentucky, David Kessler on the American Appetite for Sugar: Today’s Here and Now

Kentucky Remains 41st In Child Well-Being Report

For the second straight year, Kentucky ranks 41st in the nation for the overall well-being of its children. That’s according to the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book compiled by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation. Kentucky Youth Advocates Executive Director Terry Brooks says Kentucky showed¬†improvement over the past year in four of ten child well-being… Continue reading Kentucky Remains 41st In Child Well-Being Report