Congressman John Yarmuth joins us in our studio on Wednesday at 1pm. He was an outspoken critic of the Budget Control Act, saying it required too little of the wealthiest citizens and would lead to cuts in services like Medicare and Education. We’ll discuss the debt ceiling and other issues facing the 3rd District and… Continue reading News Special: Congressman John Yarmuth
Mayor Greg Fischer spent an hour in our studio discussing the city budget, discretionary spending by the Metro Council, the future of LMAS and more, and taking listeners’ calls. Listen back to the interview here:
Two weeks ago, the Council for Post-Secondary Education capped the amount that the Universities of Louisville and Kentucky can raise their tuition, limiting them to a 6% increase. UofL trustees approved a budget that raises tuition by the full 6%; UK did the same, and also raised fees for student housing and meal plans.
Today at 1pm, a WFPL News Special will talk about the rising costs of a college education with UofL President Dr. James Ramsey, JCTCS President Dr. Tony Newberry, and Michael Gritton, the Executive Director of KentuckianaWorks. Call 502-814-8255 during the broadcast to ask your questions and let us know how rising college costs have affected you.