Interview with Roger Noe, March 8, 2004

Noe (House 1977-1992, 88th district; Democrat) recalls growing up in Harlan, an interest in politics while in college, his background as a professor of psychology and a mental health counselor, factionalism in the Democratic Party, key legislation in flood mitigation, strip mining, issues concerning mental health, and impressions of several governors and legislative leaders. Highlights include Noe's involvement with KERA and discussions of the sometimes contentious environment of the legislature.

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Roger Noe  
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Blandford, Donald J.   Brown, John Young, Jr., 1933-   Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931-   Coal mines and mining   Coal mines and mining--Kentucky--Harlan County   Collins, Martha Layne   Educational change   Educational change--Kentucky   Flood damage prevention--Kentucky--Harlan   Floods--Kentucky   Gasoline--Taxation   Harlan (Ky.)   Harlan County (Ky.)   Kentucky Education Association   Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990)   Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission   Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll)   Kentucky. Governor (1979-1983 : Brown)   Kentucky. Governor (1983-1987 : Collins)   Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson)   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   McBrayer, W. Terry, 1937-   Mental health counselors--Kentucky--Biography   Moloney, Michael R.   Noe, Roger   Noe, Roger--Interviews   Prichard, E. F., (Edward Fretwell).   Regionalism   Stovall, Thelma L., 1919-1994   Wilkinson, Wallace G.   Workers' compensation  

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