April 26, 2012 - 10:50am
"We simply do not have the operating revenue to continue the level of service we now provide everywhere because of rising expenses for fuel, health care, pensions and other costs. The proposed changes are designed to keep as much service as possible to meet the greatest needs with a balanced budget."
The Transit Authority of River City (TARC), Louisville’s government-owned bus company, announced today that it wants to raise fares and make service changes, including elimination of nine express routes, to offset a projected $4.6 million budget shortfall next fiscal year which begins July 1.
April 20, 2012 - 7:23pm
“It has been an honor to serve the 35th district in the Kentucky State Senate and I am proud of the work I have done. However, there are still many issues facing the citizens of Louisville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky that need to be addressed.”
Since 2005, when she took the place of popular Democratic State Senator David Karem, Denise Harper Angel has been a political powerhouse in Louisville’s 35th state senatorial district. And today she received the endorsement of the Louisville Fairness Campaign’s Committee for...
April 18, 2012 - 4:13pm
“Gov. Beshear has been a great ally for local and regional economic development organizations around Kentucky. His willingness to listen and work with local organizations has been terrific, whether in recruitment efforts or taking input on the Incentives for a New Kentucky programs. Without the leadership of Gov. Beshear and his administration, Kentucky would not have weathered the recession as well as we have.”
Smack in the middle of the silly brouhaha going on at the special session of the General Assembly in Frankfort, our beloved governor has received some well-deserved accolades from a source distant from the Commonwealth’s political chaos. Governor Steve Beshear has been named “...
April 18, 2012 - 7:00am
Taxpayers rushing to the main post office on Gardiner Lane to beat tax filing deadline were met by protestors who... thanked them?
To listen to the mainstream media, and by mainstream I mean the conservative cable and radio broadcasts whose audience shares dominate broadcast news and talk, you'd think Americans are unanimous in believing that government is universally incompetent, universally disdained and unavoidably evil...
April 17, 2012 - 3:51pm
"What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it. Death before dishonor. Family above all."
Ken Faust and his wife Tess were at home Monday evening, at their house on Bradley Avenue—just south of Eastern Parkway—when they heard a knock on their door and received the news every military family dreads. Their 22-year-old son, Aaron, had been killed in Afghanistan.