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Kentucky Politics Weekly
82 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
Car Talk with Tres and Adam
RPK Youth Chairman and auto aficionado Adam Haley joins the show to talk about the KY General Assembly special session. They also get into a few federal issues and Adam takes calls on the listeners car problems. Not really, but feel free to tweet him.
52 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Army Worms? Adam is Against Them.
Former State Auditor Adam Edelen is back for a broad ranging discussion touching on everything from Afghanistan to his beloved Atlanta Braves. Also, he takes a bold stand against army worms.
67 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
Grumpy Old Men
Josh Thomas joins the show to join Tres in shaking their fists at the clouds. They cover Afghanistan, COVD, the 2023 Elections, a shake-up in the sports card industry and, of course, the idiots that run Only Fans.
65 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Hunger Games in the Holler
State Rep Adam Koenig stops by to talk about his efforts to modernize Kentucky's alcohol policies and give a little preview of the 2022 session. The gang also gets into the Olympics, Jan 6th hearings, COVID policies, and more.
52 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
You Don't Have to Go Home but You Can't Stay in the Capitol Annex
Lots of news early on a Friday morning. Delta (the variant, not the airline) is taking off, the executive branch is getting the heave-ho from the Capitol Annex, Amy McGrath has a new gig, and Tres is fired up about Fancy Farm.
90 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
First Amendment lawyer Scott White is back to talk about the future of the ACLU and the UK mural. Also, candidates are filing for 2022 and beyond and people are taking out hits on peacocks. Things are getting crazy.
79 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Hot! Too Hot!
Fresh from the lake, KPW is ready to tackle SCOTUS decisions, Critical Race Theory in schools, and Andy Beshear wanting to have his cake and eat it too.
76 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
The Supremes, Live in Concert
Stephenie returns from her vacation and the show tackles Supreme Court decisions, a shake up in the Louisville Mayoral race, multiple interesting lawsuits, and more.
53 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Where the Hell is Steph? Here's Gary!
Stephenie is missing and presumed camping, so Gary McCollum fills in to cover the news. Tres and Gary cover friction among Dems in Congress, the unwelcome return of WOTUS, KY Supreme Court arguments, and more!
62 minutes | May 19, 2021
Playing Through the Pain
Despite a tragic cookie sheet burn on her hand, Steph (and Tres) power through the show. Topics include the end of the mask mandates, unemployment and the labor market, and lots of stories about idiots and their various actions including, but not limited to: Q Shaman, Q Shaman's lawyer, Mark McCluskey, Andy Beshear, and the Arizona GOP.
77 minutes | May 12, 2021
All About Leadership
Jonathan Shell joins the show to talk through the weeks news including controversy in the state's foster care system, an ouster in DC, a run on gas, and a run on common sense.
58 minutes | May 5, 2021
George Jones and the Hot Vax Summer
Adam Edelen is back for a spin through the news including the 1619 project, the KEA v 120 Strong feud, and Commissioner Quarles' op-ed.
76 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Putting the Gambler Back in Degenerate Gambler
Owner of the Louisville Thoroughbred Society and long-time Frankfort personality Gene McLean joins the show to breakdown the Derby and help you make some money. Also, Tres and Steph continue to be amazed the Greg Fischer is still Mayor of Louisville.
58 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Fix Your App, H-L and C-J!!
Tres and Steph cover the Chauvin verdict, some Fayette County Public Schools issues and Andy Beshear's latest lawsuit. The pair also rants about the Lexington Herald-Leader and Courier-Journal's horrible websites and apps.
69 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Can't Anyone Do Math?!?
Founder of Kentucky Fried Politics Nick Storm joins to show to talk about his new website and some of the day’s news. Among the topics, the crew vents about the J&J vaccine suspension and discusses yet another police shooting in Minnesota.
63 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Wee Ball 4 Life
The KPW crew are back from spring break and tackle the state and national news they missed. Get ready for a quick review of the final days of the KY Legislature and lots of Tres complaining about the national media.
72 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
Meade County Mullets
KY Center for Economic Policy Senior Fellow and former State House Appropriations and Revenue Committee Staff Administration Pam Thomas joins the show to talk all things KY State Budget. Plus, mullets, march madness and vetoes, oh my!
59 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
The Earl of Elections
Two'fer guest special! Miranda Combs joins the show to talk about her advocacy for parental leave for adoptive parents and then her boss, KY Secretary of State Michael Adams returns to the pod to talk election reform.
63 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
That Damned Thelma Stovall
Tres and Stephenie run through a busy night in the KY General Assembly and Steph gets a little sidetracked trying to stay topical by breaking down the Julian Carroll/Thelma Stovall feud.
69 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
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Tres and Stephenie cover a broad range of national and state news while focusing heavily on state and national finances and budgets.
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