Moving Kentucky Forward

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

Latest Episodes

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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0103

January 04, 2022 00:19:20
KYGA Preview with Joni Jenkins and Morgan McGarvey

KYGA Preview with Joni Jenkins and Morgan McGarvey

As the KY General Assembly prepares to open tomorrow, we spoke with Senator Morgan McGarvey and Representative Joni Jenkins, the two minority leaders in the legislature. We talked about redistricting, including both the process and the result. We also got into what to expect in this year's session, and what the Democratic leaders hope to accomplish. ...

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