Together Frankfort and the New Kentucky Project invite all citizens concerned about the future of our nation’s democracy to “Money In Politics: Our Republic In Crisis,” 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort. Engaging panelists will discuss corporate influence on American democracy with perspectives on the left & the right. Speakers will 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 news/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; and
• John Pudner, executive director of the conservative organization, Take Back Our Republic.
The moderator for the evening’s discussion will be Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of The Kentucky Gazette and assistant professor of journalism at Kentucky State University.
Together Frankfort is a non-partisan, volunteer group seeking to increase civic engagement; New Kentucky Project, co-founded by former state auditor Adam Edelen and Ky Sports Radio host Matt Jones, seeks to move Kentucky forward through identifying and promoting new ideas and new leaders.