Interview with Michael R. Moloney, October 2, 2003

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Moloney (Senate 1971-1996, 13th district; Democrat) discusses his father's Senate term in the same district as his own, and his father's influence on his own political ideology and reputation with constituents. He then covers events from the Ford through Patton administrations, including redrawing the district map of Fayette County, the move towards legislative independence, legislation on the criminal code, court reform, the transition to a House and Senate-drawn budget process, his role as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, higher education reform, Toyota, campaign finance reform, and healthcare reform. Highlights include details of contentious relationships between Governors Wilkinson and Jones and the legislature, running for reelection against his sister as the opposition candidate, the physical affects of stress from role as legislator, and the BOPTROT scandal.

Interview Accession

2003oh175_leg059

Interviewee Name

Michael R. Moloney

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2003-10-02

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Moloney, Michael R. Interview by Eric Moyen. 02 Oct. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Moloney, M.R. (2003, October 02). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Moloney, Michael R., interview by Eric Moyen. October 02, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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