Moving Kentucky Forward

A podcast by Forward Kentucky that is focused on Kentucky politics, politicians, and policy, from a ... more

Latest Episodes

0118

January 18, 2022 00:32:43
KY 120 Takes On SB 1

KY 120 Takes On SB 1

We talk with Christina Trosper of KY 120 United AFT, to see what the group is up to now, AND to discuss Senate Bill 1 and what is wrong with it. If you care about education, this is an important podcast. (Just want to hear the SB1 discussion? Jump to 15:28.) ...

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0114

January 14, 2022 00:18:16
Are the Maps Legal? An interview with Josh Douglas

Are the Maps Legal? An interview with Josh Douglas

The Repubs in the General Assembly have released and passed their redistricting maps, all in one week. There is already talk of suing over the maps – but, is there actually anything to sue over? Professor Josh Douglas walks us through the legal issues surrounding the new maps. ...

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0112

January 12, 2022 00:34:16
What Your Poop Is Saying About COVID

What Your Poop Is Saying About COVID

Did you know your poop can talk? Well, it can – at least when it comes to detecting COVID. We talk with Dr. Ted Smith, the director of the Wastewater-Based Epidemiology study at the University of Louisville. What is it, how does it work – and most importantly, what are they seeing? Listen in to learn more! ...

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01-07-03

January 08, 2022 00:23:11
Redistricting 2022 – The Law

Redistricting 2022 – The Law

We talk with Ben Carter, senior counsel for the KY Equal Justice Center, about the legality of the Republican maps, and whether they can and should be challenged – and whether our message should be "slow down" or "Stop!" ...

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0107-02

January 08, 2022 00:23:15
Redistricting 2022 – The League

Redistricting 2022 – The League

We talk with Dee Pregliasco of the KY League of Women Voters, to hear what the League finds wrong with both the maps as drawn and with the redistricting process itself. ...

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0107-01

January 08, 2022 00:17:16
Redistricting 2022 – The Maps

Redistricting 2022 – The Maps

We talk with data scientist Robert Kahne about his work reverse-engineering the Republican PDF maps into actual map shapefiles with precincts, and what he found when he did so. ...

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