Governor Beshear is flying around the state, trying to drum up support for his plan to balance Medicaid within the Medicaid budget. The Republican-controlled Senate wants across-the-board cuts to state agencies. Senate President David Williams says the governor should return home and debate him on Kentucky Educational Televsion.
“This is a big move for us because we’re really hitting every piece of Kentucky,” said co-producer Matt Hilton.
The executive director of Kentucky Educational Television says he’ll retire at the end of the year. Malcolm “Mac” Wall has been at the helm of the state’s public television system for six-and-a-half years and is wrapping up a 40 year career in public broadcasting. Wall says he and his wife will reside in Florida and… Continue reading KET's Mac Wall Retiring
Kentucky Educational Television will turn off its analog signals tonight at midnight. But a digital converter box may not be enough for some viewers.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Educational Television is taking a major hit under Governor Steve Beshear’s budget-balancing plan. Education Secretary Helen Mountjoy says KET is a member of the 18 percent club, meaning its budget has already been cut 18-percent this calendar year. Now it’s facing another four-percent cut. “They’re probably going to… Continue reading KET Facing Staff, Program Reductions