Interview with Richard Turner, December 8, 2003

Turner (House 1976, 1980-1996; 22nd district; Republican) discusses his part in the growth of the Republican Party in the Senate, campaigning, the FBI audit of his campaign finances, the Republican Party stance on moral issues, key legislation on workers' compensation, healthcare reform, and prevailing wage, obstacles to economic development, education reform, ethics reform, property tax valuation, disagreements with legislators and guests on the floor, and the media. He concludes by talking about practical jokes legislators play on each other, and his activities since leaving the legislature. Part 2 of 2.

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Allen County (Ky.)   Allen, Willard   Bingham, Barry, 1906-1988   Campaign funds--Kentucky--Auditing   Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.)   Dog licenses   Economic development   Economic development--Kentucky   Educational change   Humana, Inc.   Jones, Brereton   Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990)   Kentucky. Governor (1987-1991 : Wilkinson)   Kentucky. Governor (1991-1995 : Jones)   Kidd, Mae Street, 1904-   Labor unions   Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews   Mann, Terry L.   Monroe County (Ky.)   Napier, Lonnie   Nepotism   Page, Mitchell   Practical jokes   Religion   Republican Party (Ky.)   Simpson County (Ky.)   Tennessee   Turner, Richard, 1935-   Turner, Richard, 1935- --Interviews   United States--Politics and government--Moral and ethical aspects   Wilkinson, Wallace G.   Workers' compensation  

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