June 1, 2011 - 9:56am
Senator McConnell knows that using the debt ceiling to cut federal spending would be like sewing your lips together to lose weight. It can't happen.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY, won a prominent place in the weekend news cycle when he made pointed statements last Friday about Medicare, taxes, and what it would take for him to support an increase in the debt ceiling.He chose his words carefully. Amid blustery talking points, McConnell...
May 31, 2011 - 6:12pm
The Obama administration wants to put a data recorder under the hood of every car. Change you can believe in?
You may already have a government spy under the hood of your car, and if the Obama administration has its way, all new cars will required to have one of these “black boxes” installed, to record your speed, brake usage, and other mechanical metrics.
May 31, 2011 - 4:48pm
Louisville.com is hiking up its knickers and wading into political coverage, focusing on Kentucky and Louisville, but delving into national and international affairs when there's a local connection. A combination of politics, news, and opinion, this section will be called The Arena.
Louisville.com is hiking up its knickers and wading into political coverage, focusing on Kentucky and Louisville, but delving into national and international affairs when there's a local connection. A combination of politics, news, and opinion, this section will be called The Arena:
May 30, 2011 - 8:19pm
Metro Council starting budget review process. How painful will the proposed cuts be?
Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will begin its review of Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, at 3:00 p.m. next Thursday, June 2nd, with a discussion of the budget for the city’s Department of Public Health and Wellness. In last week...
May 28, 2011 - 10:19pm
Mayor Fischer proposes a $712 million budget for Louisville, with no new taxes.
While Greg Fisher may not have been the first choice of the majority of Louisvillians for the job as Metro Mayor, even his most hardened political opponents will have to admit that his early efforts in that office have been strikingly innovative and mainly successful. And Thursday night, he...