‘Comment’ will discuss state budget, redistricting

January 20, 2012 | | Comments 0

This weekend’s “Comment on Kentucky,” a public affairs show of the Kentucky Educational Television network, will discuss Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed two-year state budget and the redrawing of state legislative and congressional district boundaries.

Joining host Ferrell Wellman will be three journalists — Greg Stotelmyer, political reporter for WTVQ-TV in Lexington; Joe Gerth, political writer for The Courier-Journal; and Jack Brammer, political writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader.

The show airs live at 8 p.m. ET on KET1.

On Monday’s edition of “Kentucky Tonight” at 8 p.m. ET on KET and at, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the state budget.

Scheduled guests are Sen. Bob Leeper, I-Paducah, chair of the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee; Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, chair of the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee; State Rep. Bob DeWeese, R-Louisville, vice chair of the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee; and Sen. Ray Jones, D-Pikeville, member of the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee.

Kentucky viewers with questions may send e-mail, including name and town or county, to or use the message form at The phone number for viewer calls during the program is 1-800-494-7605. Viewers may also submit questions on Twitter to @BillKET or #kytonight, or on Kentucky Educational Television’s Facebook page.

“Kentucky Tonight” is a weekly KET production, produced by Deidre Clark. Goodman is host and managing editor.

Filed Under: Bob LeeperComment on KentuckyKY General AssemblyRick RandState BudgetState GovernmentSteve Beshear

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