Interview SummaryTurner (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.
Interview KeywordAgriculture Stabilization Committee Allen, Willard C. (Woody) campaign finance reform campaigning Citizens for the Commonwealth Democratic party education reform ethics reform federal subpoena gubernatorial succession healthcare legislation healthcare reform bill Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act (KREDA) Legislative Ethics Commission Lieutenant Governor candidacy lottery Louisville Courier Journal moral issues Napier, Lonnie Page, Mitchell prevailing wage property taxes Republican Party Workers' compensation bill
Interview LC SubjectAllen 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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Turner, Richard Interview by Eric Moyen. 08 Dec. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Turner, R. (2003, December 08). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Turner, Richard, interview by Eric Moyen. December 08, 2003, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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