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Money in Politics: Our Republic in Crisis

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm


Kentucky History Center
100 W Broadway St
Frankfort, KY

About the Event

Money in Politics: Our Republic in Crisis is the subject of a public forum to be hosted by Together Frankfort and the New Kentucky Project at the Kentucky History Center on October 19 at 6:30 pm. Other sponsors include the Kentucky League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women-Kentucky.

A panel of speakers will discuss corporate influence on American democracy.  Participants include:

  • Adam Edelen, former state auditor and co-founder of the New Kentucky Project;
  • Krystal Ball, author, founder of the People’s House Project, and former co-host of MSNBC talk show The Cycle;
  • Dr. Donald A.  Gross, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Kentucky who, for over twenty years, focused his research on campaign finance reform.

Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of The Kentucky Gazette and assistant professor of journalism at Kentucky State University, will moderate the evening’s discussion.

A reception will follow the discussion. There is no charge for the event but donations are welcomed.