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Should we get rid of cash bail?

Should we get rid of cash bail?
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On this podcast, we talk with Alex Flood about the project to eliminate cash bail in Louisville: why it is ultimately both unconstitutional and morally bankrupt, and what we could do instead.

Bruce Maples (bruceinlouisville@gmail.com)
Bruce Maples (bruceinlouisville@gmail.com)
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Mae Suramek, Candidate for State Rep

Mae Suramek, Candidate for State Rep
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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.

Jazmin Smith
Jazmin Smith
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Louisville Women's Day Abortion Rights Rally – a photo gallery

Louisville Women's Day Abortion Rights Rally – a photo gallery
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Like hundreds of other cities across the country, there was a Women's Day Rally in Louisville on Saturday focused on abortion rights. Our own Del Ramey was there and shared these pics of the event.

Del Ramey
Del Ramey
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Moving KY Forward w/ Josie Raymond

Moving KY Forward w/ Josie Raymond
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In this episode of Moving Kentucky Forward, we're joined by state Rep. Josie Raymond. She has always been a passionate advocate for early childhood education, and after seeing no movement in Frankfort to fund universal pre-K, she has started an organization to get it to happen in Louisville.

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples
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A minister talks about abortion

A minister talks about abortion
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This week on Moving Kentucky Forward, we are joined by Rev. Lauren Jones Mayfield, who recently attended a meeting at the White House about the new anti-abortion bill in Texas.

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples
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Reflecting on the special session with Morgan McGarvey and Joni Jenkins

Reflecting on the special session with Morgan McGarvey and Joni Jenkins
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In this week's podcast, we talk with Senator Morgan McGarvey and Representative Joni Jenkins about the just-completed special session – the good, the bad, and the ugly – and what the ban on state-instituted masks is going to mean for local school districts and the health of our state.

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples
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MOKP: Stephon Moore of KY Young Democrats

MOKP: Stephon Moore of KY Young Democrats
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This week we welcomed Stephon Moore, President of KYD. Also this week, we checked in on COVID, as well as criminal justice, and Louisville Mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg's idea for a Louisville Department of Education.

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Fair redistricting maps – a lost cause?

Fair redistricting maps – a lost cause?
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This week on Moving Kentucky Forward, we talk with Michael Li of the Brennan Center, and Dee Pregliaso of the KY League of Women Voters. Not only did we get lots of good info, we also got an answer to our question "Is there any hope?" Listen to learn what they said.

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples
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