john yarmuth http://wfpl.org en Poll: Majority of Kentuckians Support Expanded Medicaid Under Obamacare, Including Most Republicans http://wfpl.org/post/poll-majority-kentuckians-support-expanded-medicaid-under-obamacare-including-most-republicans <p>An overwhelming majority of Kentuckians support the state's decision to expand Medicaid for low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act, including most self-identified Republicans.</p><p>That's according to a <a href="http://www.healthy-ky.org/sites/default/files/KHIP%20Medicaid%20Awareness%20FINAL%20011614.pdf">new poll released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky this month</a>, which is the first since the health care rollout began in the state.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:42:51 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8353 at http://wfpl.org Poll: Majority of Kentuckians Support Expanded Medicaid Under Obamacare, Including Most Republicans WFPL News Special: Rep. John Yarmuth at 1 p.m. Today http://wfpl.org/post/wfpl-news-special-rep-john-yarmuth-1-pm-today <p>U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth will discuss a wide range of topics during a news special at 1 p.m. today.&nbsp;</p><p>WFPL political editor Phillip Bailey will ask the Louisville Democrat about immigration, Obamacare, education and more.</p><p>Yarmuth will also discuss <a href="/post/kentucky-lawmakers-react-president-obama-seeking-military-action-against-syria">the situation in Syria</a> as President Obama asks Congress to authorize the use of force in response to that regime's alleged use of chemical weapons.</p><p>He'll also be taking calls. Join the conversation at (502) 814-TALK.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:11:46 +0000 Staff 6698 at http://wfpl.org WFPL News Special: Rep. John Yarmuth at 1 p.m. Today Despite Lack of Local Issues, Kentucky Officials Pleased With VP Debate http://wfpl.org/post/despite-lack-local-issues-kentucky-officials-pleased-vp-debate <p>Even though the candidates for vice president met at Centre College in Danville for their debate Thursday night, Kentucky issues such as coal and the auto industry weren’t heavily addressed.</p><p>Kentucky is affected by many of the national issues that were discussed, but Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan had little to say on topics specific to the commonwealth, such as coal and the auto industry.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:45:46 +0000 Kenny Colston & Phillip M. Bailey 1991 at http://wfpl.org Despite Lack of Local Issues, Kentucky Officials Pleased With VP Debate