August 10, 2023 - Eastern Standard

Coming up on this week's edition of Eastern Standard: Through its chamber of commerce, the Kentucky business community lays out a strategy to meet a list of goals. They range from getting more Kentuckians into the workforce to improving child care and education. Chamber President and CEO Ashli Watts is our guest. Plus, editorial cartoonist Joel Pett brought Pulitzer Prize prestige to the Lexington Herald-Leader during his 39 years of lampooning public figures and issues. But no longer. Pett offers details behind his recent abrupt, involuntary departure from the newspaper's pages.

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Ashli Watts

Joel Pett