Jim Waters, the Bluegrass Institute’s vice president of policy and communications, will appear on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” on Monday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. (EST) to debate a proposal to enact a government-mandated statewide smoking ban.
The program is hosted by Bill Goodman live on KET and www.ket.org/live, and will be replayed Wednesday at 2 a.m. (EST).
Waters will be joined in his call to protect individual liberty and the property rights of business owners by Rep. Jim DeCesare, R-Bowling Green, who is leading an effort in the Kentucky House of Representatives to make government more transparent and accountable to citizens.
During the live Monday broadcast, viewers with questions and comments may participate by calling 1-800-494-7605 or by e-mail at email@example.com or use the message form at www.ket.org/kytonight.
Other panelists include Rep. Susan Westrom, D-Lexington, the primary sponsor of the smoking-ban legislation–House Bill 193, and Amy Barkley, advocacy director with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.