Money in Politics:

Corporate Influence on

American Democracy

Perspectives on the Left & the Right

Thursday, October 19, 2017; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Reception & Cash Bar Follows the Panel Discussion

Together Frankfort and the New Kentucky Project invite Kentuckians to an important discussion on at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY.  Other sponsors include the Kentucky League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women-Kentucky. This forum culminates Together Frankfort's Summer Study on the Impact of Money in Politics, launched in May 2017. 


Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of The Kentucky Gazette and assistant professor of journalism at Kentucky State University, will moderate the evening’s discussion.

There is no admission fee for the evening's event. For information about location and directions to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, click here. Free parking is available in a lot directly across from the Center, corner of Broadway & Ann Street, between the Kentucky History Center & the Capital City Museum. Entrance to the parking area is from Ann Street.

Previous components of Together Frankfort's Study of the Impact of Money in Politics included events in May, June and August 2017. Click on the links below for more information about each event in this series.

Summer Study on the Impact of Money in Politics:

Previous Events

Overview of Dark Money in Politics, with U.S. Rep. John A. Yarmuth (KY-3; D), May;

Book Discussion: Dark Money, by Jane Mayer, moderated by Kentucky author Richard Taylor, May;
Survey of Proposed Constitutional Amendments to Address Money in Politics, by George Schuhmann, National League of Women Voters Committee on Money in Politics, June; &
Perspectives from National Organizations Focused on Money in Politics, August.

Dr. Donald Gross

Krystal Ball

Martin Cothran

Adam Edelen