‘Comment’ will discuss end of legislative session; ‘KY Tonight’ will tackle federal budget

March 21, 2013 | | Comments Comments

The last two days of Kentucky’s 2013 General Assembly next Monday and Tuesday will be discussed on this weekend’s “Comment on Kentucky,” a public affairs show of the Kentucky Educational Television network.

Joining host Ferrell Wellman will be three journalists — Beth Musgrave of the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Frankfort bureau; Bill Bryant, anchor and managing editor of Lexington’s WKYT-TV; and Tom Loftus, Frankfort bureau chief for The Courier-Journal.

The show airs live at 8 p.m. Friday on KET.

On the Monday, March 25, edition of “Kentucky Tonight” at 8 p.m. on KET and at, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the federal budget.

Scheduled guests are Jason Bailey, director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Eric Schansberg, economics professor at Indiana University Southeast and a policy scholar at the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; Chris Phillips, economics professor at Somerset Community College; and Brian Strow, economics professor at Western Kentucky University.

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Viewers also may submit questions and comments on Twitter @BillKET, #kytonight, or on Kentucky Educational Television’s Facebook page. All messages should include first and last name and town or county. The phone number for viewer calls during the program is 1-800-494-7605.

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

–Jack Brammer

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