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Official Publication of the Kentucky Press Service - Vol. 60, No. 12 - December, 1989
Go ernor Co s'ders ad ser '09 a
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Gov. Wallace Wilkin— be approved by the General from further consideration.
son announced December 4 Assembly when it convenes in _ G0V° Wilkinson has
that his administration is con- January, Kentucky W0111d be said he favors lifting most ex-
sidering a change in the state the only state with a sales tax emptions from the State sales
sales tax program that would on advertising. tax, except If?“ the exemptions
allow for a tax on advertising During her budget on food, utility bills and med“
and services. address in January, 1984, Gov. cme.
1f the proposal should Martha Layne Collins an- The governor, who
nounced intentions to place a caught: Kentuckians Off guard
- sales tax on services and adver- Wit is announcement, cam-
H GUS/9y found gUI/ty tising but that was dropped paigned on no tax increase and
of inflating with a matter of a few days (Continued on Page 4)
circulation figures _ _
Paul Hensley, pub- Hall of Fame nominations due Jan. 15
lisher of the Hazard Times and
former publisher of the Thou- Nominations for the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame
sandsticks News in Leslie are due by January 15.
County, was convicted in late Sixty-four individuals have been inducted into the Hall
November 9f falsely inflating of Fame since it was established in 1980 by the UK Journalism
Circulation figures to obtain the Alumni Association to recognize Kentuckians who have made
legal advertismg for county significant contributions to the profession of journalism.
governments 1“ Perry and Selections are made from individuals, living or dead,
{£5119 counties. _ who are natives of Kentucky or who have spent a significant
. Hensley was conv1cted portion of their careers in Kentucky.
1“ U.S.Distr1ct in London 0f Nominations should be made in letter form, including
mail fraud and fa151fy1ng gov- pertinent background information about the individual nomi— -
emment documents. . _ nated, including photograph, to Kentucky Journalism Hall of
h d foémfal sgngencmg :5 Fame, School of Journalism, University of Kentucky, Lexing-
SC e u e or e urary . ton, Ky. 40506.
Hensley filed reports Wlth the Persons selected will be inducted in April during the
U5- Postal Serv1ce m 1985 and Joe Creason Lecture at UK. The selection committee for the Hall
1986 indicating the Hazard of Fame consists of the dean of the UK College of Communica-
Times had a Pald Circulanon 0f tions, director of the UK School of Journalism, and the presi-
8000 to 9000 191” printing rec- dents of the Kentucky Press Association, Kentucky Broadcast-
(Continued on Page 2) ers Association and the UK Journalism Alumni Association.

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Hensley conwcted of marl fraud WW [2 [RE [Rififli @ [m7
(Continued from Page 1) I
ords showed only about 2500 were printed. @ QESS
Statements of Ownership for the Thousand-
sticks News during 1983 to 1985 showed a paid ‘999 mm" “mm“ ”is?“ ’2
. . . . . Loose Hatmaker
c1rculat10n of 10,000 to 21,710 w1th pnntmg Larry Craig JeoksonTmes
. . . . . President
records 1ndicat1ng a Circulation of 3000 to. 4000. Gwen Rive/Republican um 13
Asmstant US. Attorney Robert Michael Richard Andorkin
. David Hawpe ML Vemon Signal '
Murphy said Hensley could be sentenced to 30 President Elect
years 1n prison. Defense attorney Celtus Maricle Courier Journal a Times Dim 14
. . Stuart Simpson
said he would recommend an appeal. Car/a mom“ PHI/”Meek
,. ' ., / ~ .. . > ’ Vice President
m, W w » 3 . Lanna coumv Herald News corn 15A
2'? «, ‘r’ «n1_,:..;f‘j. y Jim Green
i “WM/V »_ ' " ,/ fir iliilary Schurz Lexington Herald-Leader
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_, ”fl ,... v ; __ . , Guy Hatfield .
"2,? ; . - ‘ " . w: ,,- ‘. ' ‘. , Steve Austin Citizen Voice&l”imes
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' V Coma" Love KPS Advertising Director
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""" - ‘ ‘ .V I. - Reba Lawns
.' -' ' Districts . Secretary/Receptionist
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, Omar: Enema y Division Officers
9 » . . , ' ' Dim 7 Advertising Division
9 . ' KeileyWarnick ”WWW“
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, Gary Quinn Habit Henshaw »
MSU gets New York Times Group Grant Mannie Ledger Independent Danvilie Advocate Mm
Doug Miller (right) shows Dr. Bob KenMeu NewsEditorial
. . . Richard Helioka , '
McGaughey of Murray State limvermty a copy just Bath Coumv News Outlook W MmmHmm
off the press of the Madisonvflle Messenger. Dis/m m 1
Miller, publisher of the paper which is part of the John noisiamo D“. '"lmlgl he '- '
New York Times chain, presented McGaughey Ashiand Daily independent mum Division cram”
with a $5000 New York Times Foundation Profes-
sional Travel Grant. It is the third year that the The Kentucky Press (ISSN-0023-(X324Hspublishedmonthly
Department of Journalism at Murray has received and seeond class postagepald at Frankfort. Ky., 40601. and
the r . h fun i f n at additional mailing offices. Subscription price is $4 per
tudg ant T e1 d Sgsed. 0:18de {and “malty, year. Postmaster: Senddiangeofaddressto'l’heKentucky
S . ent have. to Pro essron meetmgs art to Prese,332 Capitol Avenue, Frankfort,Ky., 40601, (502)223-
brmg professronals to the campus to speak to )0111" 8821.
nalism students. ‘ Official Publiaation of the Kentuck Press Service

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Vernon Robinson, Games. BSG executive director mer advertising sales repre-

sports editor of the Martin Fred Hynson and Lexington sentative for the Shelbyville

Countian in the mid-1980s, has Mayor Scotty Baesler pre— Sentinel News, has joined the

been named sports editor of sented the gold medal to Oldham Era advertising de-
the Martin Countian & Mer— Stephen Castleberry, of the partment.

. cury. Robinson most recently Lexington Herald-Leader; the Paul Carty, managing
was reclamation inspector for silver to Alan Lessig of the editor of' the Elizabethtown
the Kentucky Department for Courier-Journal; and the News Enterprise since 1987,
Surface Mining. bronze to Charlie Campbell of has resigned that position, ef-

Winchester Sun report- the Bourbon Times in Paris. fective February 2, saying it's
ers Ellen Ballard and Betty Floyd County Times "time to seek new Challenges."
Ratliff Smith, took first and publisher Marty Backus has Mary Scott Offutt, re-
second place respectively in named Valerie Hall as interim porter for the Morehead News,
recent National Newspaper advertising manager of the has been named managing
Contest awards. Ballard, who twice weekly newspaper. Hall editor of the Sentinel—Echo in
was with the Sun from Janu- was named to the position fol- London. Offutt replaces
ary, 1987, until August, 1989, lowing the resignation of Stephen Chaplin who has ac-
won first place for her feature Brenda Crouch. Hall came to cepted a position with a pub-
story about Holly Van Meter. the Floyd County Times from lishing house in Philadelphia.
Ballard is now senior informa- the Pikeville office of the Wil- The Morehead News and Sen-
tion officer for Kentucky Edu— liamson (W. Va.) Daily News. tinel Echo are part of Park
cational Television. Smith, Backus also announced that Communications, Inc., opera-
SunScene editor, won second Kimberly Frasure has joined tions in Kentucky.
place for her article published the Times as advertising repre— Ewell Balltrip, pub-
last October on the Leeds The- sentative. lisher of the Harlan Daily En-
atre and the memories it held Owensboro Messen- terprise,istaking on additional
for Clark Countians. ger—Inquirer publisher John publisher duties with the Mid-

Richard Schock, senior Hager announced that Julian dlesboro Daily News for an
advertising account executive F. Boone, production man- interim period. Balltrip is re-
for the Recorder Newspapers ager, is now vice president/ placing Ron Sawyer at Mid-

‘ in Boone, Kenton and operations and circulation and dlesboro, who joined the Daily
Campbell counties, has been Ed Riney, vice president/ad— News earlier this year after
named advertising manager ministration, finance and mar- Earl Burchfield was named
‘ by general manager Bryan keting has been asigned over- publisher ofanother New York
Dear. Schock joined the Rec all responsibility for advertis— Times group newspaper in
corder newspapers two years ing sales, promotion and mar- Tennessee. Balltrip also re-
ago after graduating from keting in addition to his cur- cently was elected to the board
Northern Kentucky University rent duties. of directors of Harlan Federal
with a degree in advertising. Donna Crouch, re- Savings and Loan Association.
Dear also announced that San- porter and photographer for Middlesboro Daily
dra Daniels has been named the Oldham Era in LaGrangel news reporter Raymond Short
senior account executive. has joined the Crittenden Press received the New York Times
The Bluegrass State in a similar capacity. Crouch Group highest award, the
’ Games presented gold, silver interned two summers with Chairman's Award, foraseries
and bronze medals to three the Press while a student at hedid on the problem ofilliter—
Central Kentucky photogra- Western Kentucky University. acy in Kentucky's Fifth Con—
phers for coverage of the 1989 Terry Slowinski, for- gressional District.

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Ad, servnce tax question may go to legislature
(Continued from Page 1) tax on advertising and serv- Part of the fallout from
has held the line on that prom- ices. But the fallout was so that tax program was on state
- ise during the first two years of destructive to Florida's econ— tourism. The National News-
his administration. . omy that Gov. Bob Martinez paper Association, originally
Two years ago, a spe- was forced to call another spe- scheduled to have its 1989 Con-
cial session of the Florida Gen— cial session to repeal the tax vention in Florida, withdrew
eral Assembly imposed a sales idea. that and instead held this
year's convention in neighbor- I
' ing Georgia. 7
Go vernor wants questions - mm mm.
. . . try drastically cut its advertis- . J
In writ/n from 2 re orters inngngde
g p media, a move that could be '
duplicated if a sales tax on
Apparently feeling the Views," apparently referring to advertising is imposed in Ken-
effects from an "ambush inter- an incident in early November. WCkY- '
view"andhis response to ques- Miller and Herald-
tions, Gov. Wallace Wilkinson Leader regal/E311?“ Wagarbhad
has told two news a er re- questione i ihSOh a out
porters that they mugt Isubmit hi5 Plioferty taxes as fir: gover— Thuréday’
uestions in writin before he nor e t a press C0 erence,
3,111 give answers. g particularly about taxes on the January 4
Wilkinson told Lexing- Capital Plaza Hotel in
ton Herald-Leader bureau Frankfort. Wilkinson owned
chief John Winn Miller to sub- the hotel prior to becoming 9 a.m. -- - '
mit any questions to his office. fiOVgr 11,01: and the hieraldci Registration for
'11 rha tri d o skW' ‘ _ ea ersmve51 axons owe . . . ~
5121111 213011? linis Leiweenilgfl. the hotel had befn left off prop- LegISIatlve Mefha
cation reform and gubemato- erty tax rolls in that time. Day at the Cap1tol
rial succession. Wilkinson's press sec-
"I would sa to ou if retary Doug Alexander, said , _
you have a questionyabotilt suc- the "questions in writing" r e— 4.30 to 6 p.111.
cession, submit it to our office. quirement was not in retali- KentuCky Press ~
"That's going to be the re- ation for the article on the Association ‘
sponse to most of your ques- property tax; however, that the Legislative ‘
tions." governor was upset with the , “
Following that ex- way Wagar and Miller ques— Receptlon
change, Courier-Journal re- tioned him Mark your calendars to .
, porter Tom Loftus asked the They could have used attend LRC Media Day
governor about succession and some manners," Alexander and the KP A Le islative
the response was similar. "The said. "Their approach was ac- R t' h g 1 h
same goes for you on succes— cusatory, presumptive and {cap Ion... aye unc
sion questions, Tom." very aggressive." . with your legislator
The exchange took Neither newspaper 1nv1te your leglslators to
place following a drawing to involved is going to change its attend the
give away a $100,000 house in reporting ProcedureS- KPA Reception
the Kentucky lottery. "It's going {0 be bUSi' For information, contact .
Wilkinson said he did ness as usual," said Herald- KP A at (502) 223-8821 1
not appreciate "ambush inter- Leader editor John Carroll. .

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Legislative actIVIty heating up
A legislative subcom- . man of the subcommittee and
mittee on Statewide Informa- The LDC reportedly ‘8 listed as the bill's sponsor, said,
tion Systems delayed action on seeking to gain more "There's no intent in any way,
legislation concerning the control over computer shape or form to do anything to
state's Open Records law fol- Cl t b t t prevent access. But computeri-
lowing testimony by the Ken- 6 a 8865 O 5_ OP zation is something new so
tucky Press Association and people From usmg state we're running into new prob-
' 7 state Attorney General's office. documents to make prof— lems."
The subcommittee, is The subcommittee
‘ 5 chaired by Rep. Bill Donner- I ' asked KPA, the LRC and the
’1 meyer,D-Be11evue,wasconsid- . . Attorney General's office to
. ering legislation prepared by the legislation would change work together to seeka reach-
the Legislative Research Com- “my.“ law and not for the able agreement, if there is one.
mission. Thesubcommitteehad benefit 0f the pubhc. Similar problems have
heard testimony at previous Basically, the Charities arisenonthefederallevelwhere
hearings from the State Librar- WOUId. allow a records officer Congress is struggling to write
ian and State Archivist, both of to decrde whether a publlc rec- new rules governing citizen
whom testified against the 198' ord" would be r'nadenavailable access to government informa-
islation. 1n paper form or flat file’ tion,amid the growing fear that
Bill Hollander, attorney and would allow an a139,“? to the computer is becoming an
for Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs charge foran employee 5 tlme engine for official secrecy.
in Louisville, and Kit Wagar, a 1n retnevmg records under Columbia University
reporter for the Lexington requeSt' politicalscientistAlanF.Westin
Herald-Leader, testified against Wagar and Hollander surveyed 300 research and lob-
the proposal at the November argued that taxpayers dollars bying groups recently and
17 subcommittee hearing. were already used to create the concludes that .. they were b et-
AS testimony was to document and therefore a ter offin locating and obtaining
begin, Rep. Hank Hancock 0f charge for gettmg the informa- federal public information in
Frankfort, confirmed With tionshould not be made} ex- the 19705" than at present.
Donnermeyerthattheproposal ceptmg reasonable COPY ees. Meanwhile, a survey by the
in "no way" lessened the cur- 30th also argued that m many Justice Department shows
,. rent Open Meetings/ Open cases, newspaper stories have agencies are adopting a more
7 Records law. Hollander began been developed more m-depth restrictive rather than a more
his testimony by responding to Wan“ pubhc records “fem open view of their obligations.
X the committee that the proposal glvenPn blank computer dISks Legislation proposed
# would greatly change the ex- sup phed by the newspaper. . by WestVirginia Congressman
isting law. . The LRC reportedly 15 Bob Wise, chairman of the
Committee members seeking to gain more control House government informa—
present, including Donner- over computer data .bases to tionsubcommittee,wouldpres-
meyer, Hancock and Sen. Art “Op PeoPle from; “5‘“? State ent the. first declaration by
Schmidt, repeatedly said they documents t,° me} 9 pro “5' , Congress that government has
did not want to take away On hls pomt that 1311th an affirmative obligation to
anything from the existing law agency documents have tech- distribute its electronic infor-
and understood the proposal nicallybeencreatedbytaxpayer mation to citizens in a form
protected all the rights under dollars, Wagar asked, 5110”” they can use and ataprice they
the law, KRS Chapter 61. tarpayers have to pay agaln for can pay. The bill could possibly
. Hollander and two this?"Thats the central ques- come to the House floor in
representatives from the state's tion. . January if negotiations are suc-
Attorney General's office said _ Donnermeyer, Chalr' cessful.

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‘ Judge's decision on NCAA report appealed
Three Kentucky news- the Lexington Herald-Leader, higher court to review the
‘ papers have appealed a Lex- Louisville Courier-Journal March 21 decision by Fayette
‘ ington judge's decision to deny and the Kentucky Post -- filed Circuit Judge George Barker.
3 access to the University of separate appeals with the *
i Kentucky report responding to Kentucky Court Of Appeals on Barker ruled that the ,—...
i NCAA alle_ations. A11 three -- November 22, askin; the public was not entitled to the jg"
1 preliminary reports on which
1 ' UK president Dr. David Ros- . 3“
; NCW§paPC 116 In thC NCW§ elle based his reponse to the "
1 , alle ations. However, Barker 1
Paducah Newspapers buys Arkansas daily alsogruled that the press was -
" Paducah Newspapers, Inc., publisher of the Paducah entitled to the final report sub-
Sun, have completed negotiations for the purchase of the para— mitted by Roselle. 1
‘ gould (Ark) Daily Press. Negotiations began more than a year _ In October, Barker de—
ago but broke down late this summer soon after the Sun first nieda request to reconsiderhis t
announced it was buying the Daily Press. * decrsron 0.“ the prehmmary Q
‘ Fred Paxton, publisher of the Sun and president of PNT, notes, forc1ng “the newspapers :1
. said, "We kept rearranging the elements until we came up with to seek the rev1ew by the Court A
t something that satisfies the buyers and sellers. 0f Appeals. '1;
‘ Paxton said there were no plans to transfer Paducah Sun
employees to the Daily Press, which has a circulation of about Other POI issues:
i 7500 in what Paxton describes as a "bustling community." . . . - m
; Paducah Sun general manager Wally Lage said, "For the _ Universuy Of Louis “a
last several months, we were under strict confidence not to tell Vlne preSIdent Dr. Donald ii
anyone about the negotiations which caused us to mislead our Swain has refused to release
i many friends in the industry when they asked us about Para- the contents 0f e letter from ’"
i gould. The deal was revived within a few weeks after we walked Humanaolncv claimmg the let-
i away the first time but we had to respect those confidences." ter 15 private correspondence ’1
and not subject to the state's Q;
E 2 newspapers honored by Fest/val ASSOC/atlon OPE“ Rm‘ds 1” i
" The LaRue County Herald News and the Falmouth Out- fu d State Efficmfii he‘l'le re-
; look have been honored by the Kentucky Festival Association. ti 05:5 1:; £213“; 21mplg;eeesg:f "
'5 The Herald News took first place for a Lincoln Days . . i
5 tabloid and the Kentuck w 1F t b1 'd b h Cu 1 k LWD’ Inc" 1“ cam“ my
i y 00 es t a 01 y t e t 0° was about violations of mishan— _. ‘ti‘i
i awarded second place. dling hazardous wates at its
1 ' ' three incinerators in western .
Georgetown Graph/c begins 40th year Kentucky_ g
"t The Georgetown Graphic, knoWn as Kentucky's first Don Harker, former i
l offset newspaper, began its 40th year in late November with director ofWaste Management
i former owner and publisher Archie Frye recalling the first issue, for the state, said the employ-
? November 30, 1955. ees told of the violations in
i Frye said the first issue had problems getting on the press sworn statements but are fear-
i because of a heavy snowfall that blocked roads around Geor- ful of retribution and the state
‘ getown. is "still trying to protect those
‘ The Graphic not only was Kentucky's first offset newspa— employees" by refusing to re-
per but also, being typeset on a Varityper, made it Kentucky's lease the statements to the
first newspaper to be printed by the cold type process. public.

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NNA U date By Max
p Kentucky NNA State Chairman
The House and Senate conferees have -
approved full funding for 1990 revenue forgone H ea th race] V98 N N A A ward

4 appropriations. Nevertheless, revenue forgone Max Heath, executive editor of Land-
may suffer a small cut as a result of Senate- mark Community Newspapers in Shelbyville,
passed legislaton to fund the drug war. It is not and past president of the Kentucky Press

" clear whether this small cut could cause a rate ASSOCiation,_Wi_iS awarded the National News-
,3 increase and it's also possible that Congress will Papa" ASSOCIatIPn PreSIdent'S Award durmg
' ’ fail to meet Gramm-Rudman targets and an NNA 5 convention 1“ Atlal‘ta' ,
g“ across—the-board cut will occur for most govern- d Heath was recogmzedby NNA preSi-

. . . ent Tom Bradlee for his untmng efforts to the
ment programs em?“ entitlements. Ifneither 0f association, especially for his work in postal
these events occur, m-county second class rates areas. Since 1976, Heath has worked with
ShOUId remain Stable through September, 1990' national newspapers in a number of capacities -

< - including Kentucky state chairman, and
Brown Sack Status REPOIt chairman of NNA'S Postal Committee.
! Heath said the award was "totally unex-
The 1986 five-year commitment to have pected" and recognized those in the industry ‘
11 second class in brown sacks b 1991 is on who had helped him along the way, particu-

a , _ _ y larly Ed Schergens. It was Schergens who got
target. Sixand a half mllllon have been bought Heath involved with newspaper assocaitions.

so far, with 3 million more needed. A request is Max said, "We share a common love of small-

in for 1.5 milliOn each in FY90 and 91 at a cost of town newspapering."

I $7 million per year. USPS agrees that the 3
million plastic sacks are unsatisfactory while News of a 1988 internal postal audit has caused
the 3.5 million cloth in the system work well and consternation among postal officials.
last longer. The audit reported that 79.2 percent of

Beginning in January, 1990, brown sacks post offices checked had deliverable as addressed
will be phased in regionally in this order: West— and undeliverable bulk business mail in the
l ern, Southern, Northeastern, Central and East- trash. That's up from 76 percent in 1975.
I em for use by all second class mailers. Newspa- "Mountains of third class mail were also
pers should be getting all the brown sacks they found delayed at BMC's," according to the ar-
. need now. If you are not, call me at (502) 633- ticle.
4334. The Postal Service report claimed to
1 have found properly addressed mail frequently
r : Publication Watch Problems destroyed or delayed at the 11 post offices and
‘ The major issue at the nationwide Fos- 12 bulk mail centers it visited.
‘ cus groups in each of the five postal regions is Marcus Smith, of Postal World, said the
the new Publication Watch (PS Form 3721). report was "weak in tone compared to the audit
Some publishers are having problems provid— itself" but did admit that a lot changes have '
ing the subscriber's label or a suitable facsimile. occurred in the past year, including placement
~ Small newsPapers need to take advantage of of endorsements thatcould haveimproved third
this improved proceSS, and get as much infor- class handling. And nailer error, which could
mation on the form indicating preparation as be responsible for more of the problem, was not
possible. I'd like to hear any success stories or emphasized in the audit report.
problems to report. Clearly, newspapers armed with a copy
of the audit report (under F oIA) have argu-
Undeliverable 3C Goes in Trash, DM News ments in favor of newspaper preprint distribu-
Reports ’ tion. Of course, many post offices deny the
A recent report in Direct Marketing inspector reports and maintain all is rosy.

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Nominations open for Templin Award
Nominations are now being accepted The award is presented during the
by the Lexington Herald-Leader for the 1989 KPA Winter Convention to a newspaper
Edwards M. Templin Award. person performing the most outstanding
The award has been given annually community service.
since 1968 by the Herald-Leader in memory Nominations, complete with a de-
of Templin, who was promotion director of scription of the community service per-
the newspaper and president—elect of the formed by the nominee, ShOUId be sent to
Kentucky Press Association at the time of his Lewis Owens, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100
death in 1967. Midland Avenue, Lexington, Ky., 40508. 3
LRC Media Day, KPA Legislative Reception is Jan. 4
The Legislative Research Commission is The reception, to be held at the Capital
holding its Media Day, Thursday, January 4, Plaza Hotel in Frankfort, brings together legis-
Media Day allows members of the press lators and members of the Kentucky Press Asso—
to hear Legislative leaders discuss the General ciation.
Assembly, which opens Janaury 2 for the 1990 The reception is scheduled to end at 5
session. p-m-
Media Day begins with registration at 9 Hotel room reservations are available by
a.m, followed at 9:30 with remarks by legislative calling the Capital Plaza Hotel at (502) 227-5100.
leaders including House Speaker Don Bland- KPA has reserved a block of rooms at $49 single,
ford and Senate President Pro Tem John (Eck) $55 double.
Rose. Pressing issues including education,
Several materials intended to familiar- corrections, human service, roads, succession
ize the media with the people and the issues for some statewide offices and elimination of
involved with the session will be available. others, and the budget Will dominate the head-
There will also be a tour of legislative facilities in lines when the General Assembly convenes 0“
the Capitol and the Capitol Annex. lanuary 2.
The LRC Media Day will be held in room The legislature will be in session for 59
116 of the Capitol Annex. legislative days. Under the Kentucky
The LRC also encourages newspapers to constitution, the legislature may meet for up to
set up interviews or lunch with local legislators 60 days and the session must end no later than .
during the day. April 15. The legislature will recess for veto days ‘
At 4:30 pm. on January 4, the Kentucky March 30 through April 10, then return to .
Press Association is sponsoring its second Leg- Frankfort April 11-12 to consider action on any .
islative Reception. vetoes issued by the governor.
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