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

Robert Kahne Jazmin Smith
Robert Kahne / Jazmin Smith

This week, Robert and Jazmin speak to Cherlynn Stevenson, a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from the 88th District (currently) in Lexington. She talked about having to run in a new district post-redistricting, and trying to legislate while a target of the majority.

During the first half of the show, Jazmin explained a new CRT bill making its way through the Senate, and Robert talked about two other bills, one about SROs and another about “Parent's Rights.” Jazmin also spoke about the crisis in Louisville’s jails, and Robert gave a political update about endorsements and fundraising. Plus, a COVID update.


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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.)

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.)