Robert Kahne

Robert is a graduate of UK's Martin School for Public Policy. He works as a data scientist in Louisville, where he lives w/ wife Kelsey and their daughter. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)

A new tax structure, charter school funding, and is sports betting coming to Kentucky? Subscribers Public

This show is all about bills: a bill which would make significant changes to Kentucky's tax system, a bill to fund charter schools, several sports betting bills, bills about bail, and lots more.

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Quintez Brown’s bail is paid, a redistricting ruling, and a new marijuana proposal Subscribers Public

Robert is by himself this week, and covered three stories: the bail being paid for Quintez Brown; the court ruling on the redistricting maps; and a marijuana legalization framework.

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Rep. Buddy Wheatley; Craig Greenberg survives a shooting; and a legislative update Subscribers Public

Rep. Buddy Wheatley joins us to talk about his Northern Kentucky district, the bills he’s sponsoring, and his campaign. Also – the Greenberg shooting, various KYGA bills, and Beshear’s tax plan.

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Interview with Cherlynn Stevenson, CRT bill, and Louisville’s jail crisis Subscribers Public

Rep. Cherlynn Stevenson on running in a new district; the new CRT bill and the “parent’s rights” bill; the jail crisis in Louisville; and Election 2022.

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Keturah Herron interview, ”Porch Pirate” bill, & the future of special sessions Subscribers Public

An interview with Keturah Herron, who is running for two offices at the same time. (!) Also, the “porch pirate” bill, and the lege calling itself into special session.

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Derek Penwell, the Lexington mayor’s race, and KYGA22 Subscribers Public

This week, Jazmin and Robert interviewed Derek Penwell, who announced a run for KY House last year. Also, they discuss the candidacy of Adrian Wallace, who is running for Lexington Mayor, and updated the news about the session so far. And, a COVID update.

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MOKP – Tornados, policing issues, COVID update Subscribers Public

The 12/17 newsletter from My Old Kentucky Podcast, covering the news of the past week.

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Redistricting, vaccine mandates, and the West End TIF Subscribers Public

This week in the newsletter, Jazmin explained a court case where the AG won an initial ruling against the federal vaccine mandates, and looked at two stories about Louisville's West End. Robert wrote about redistricting and the implications, as well as a COVID update.

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Vaccine mandates blocked, redistricting unfairness, and more Subscribers Public

In this week's MOKP, Jazmin and Robert discuss several topics in state government.

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Mae Suramek, Candidate for State Rep Subscribers Public

This week – Mae Suramek, Dem candidate for the 89th district in the upcoming special election; COVID numbers; and Beshear's commutations. Plus, a healthy amount of Quick Hits.

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Explainer: The "educational scholarships" lawsuit Subscribers Public

Robert Kahne explains what the "educational scholarships" lawsuit is all about.

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The eviction moratorium in Kentucky Subscribers Public

This week Robert and Jazmin talk about the situation with the CDC's eviction moratorium in Kentucky, the increased spread of COVID-19 in Kentucky, and several quick hits.

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