Jazmin Smith

Jazmin holds a J.D. from the UK College of Law and is now a public defender in Louisville. She is also a member of the Louisville Bar Association. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)

Jonathan Shell is running for Ag Commissioner, and a difficult weekend in Bowling Green Subscribers Public

Robert gives us the background on Repub candidate Jonathan Shell, running for Ag Commissioner. Then, Jazmin covers about last weekend in Bowling Green, where folks showed up asking that Emmitt Till's accuser be arrested, leading to threats against them.

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Jewish women’s abortion case – plus introducing Pam Stevenson for AG and Alan Keck for Governor Subscribers Public

This week Robert and Jazmin interviewed Lisa Sobel, one of three Jewish women suing the state over abortion laws using a case based on Kentucky's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Election 2022 Subscribers Public

It was a mixed bag in 2022! Two (bad) constitutional amendments went down, several good judges won, and local elections in Louisville and Lexington went pretty well! But the State House is going to become even more Republican. We talked about it all!

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Interview with Mayor Linda Gorton and 2022 Election Preview Subscribers Public

Lexington-Fayette County Mayor Linda Gorton joined us this week to talk about her run for re-election and the things she's most proud of during her previous term as mayor. And, Jazmin and Robert did a long election preview this week.

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Maria Sorolis interview, Emerge KY, and partisanship in judicial races Subscribers Public

This week: Maria Sorolis, the once and (hopefully!) future rep from House District 48; Blair Haydon on Emerge Kentucky; partisanship in judicial races; and standardized testing.

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Daniel Grossberg interview, Racing Louisville scandals, UK football open records Requests, and more! Subscribers Public

Jazmin covers the Racing Louisville scandal; Robert talks about UK football getting ORRed about comms w/ Kelly Craft; and an interview w/ Daniel Grossberg, the first Jewish person elected to Frankfort in half a century.

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Interviews with Kate Turner and Rachel Roarx Subscribers Public

This week Robert interviewed two candidates for State House from Louisville: Kate Turner in East Louisville and Rachel Roarx, from South Louisville. They talked about why they are running, the issues they are passionate about, and how they plan to advocate for their communities.

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Interview with Tommy Adams Subscribers Public

This week Robert and Jazmin interviewed Tommy Adams, candidate for State House in District 73. Tommy is running in Winchester and southeast Lexington. He's an avid outdoorsman and educator. We were excited to bring him to our show!

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