"A campaign volunteer for Republican U.S. Sen.-elect Rand Paul who was caught on videotape stepping on a liberal activist outside a U.S. Senate debate in Kentucky has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge.
Seriously, nothing noteworthy happened yesterday in the country's 16th biggest city.
Blonde hair, blue eyes Miss World, Alexandria Mills, returns to the great city of Louisville. Mayor Jerry Abramson welcomed back, reigning Miss World, and honored her with the Distinguished Citizen Award. View the video of her being honored, her modeling video, and additional pictures.
"The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services will attempt to recover some of the money that a private contractor spent on questionable travel, entertainment and other expenses, officials said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo said he expects the cabinet to...
"After bringing $113 million to Kentucky last year, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell now says he opposes earmarks." [WFPL]"A group led by developer and architect Bill Weyland is seeking up to $12 million in bonds through the city to finance construction of a boutique hotel just southeast of...
"The move is part of a budget balancing plan that includes furloughs for most state workers. Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration says the furloughs — six days from July 1 to June 30 2011 — will save the state $24 million." [Bluegrass Politics]
"Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Jim DeMint are headed for a showdown vote next week on earmarks. The vote will be the first post-election test of Tea Party lawmakers’ ability to deliver on their hard-line campaign pledges." [Bluegrass Politics]
Just six weeks after visiting high schoolers from Serbia raised funds to benefit hungry local children, a different group of students from that European nation are helping another worthy Louisville organization.
"Republican Bill Johnson, who enjoyed support from the Tea Party movement in his aborted run for the U.S. Senate this year, has officially entered next year’s race for secretary of state." [Bluegrass Politics]
Earlier today I heard Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) speak to a room full of students and reporters at the McConnell Center at U of L. He was there to discuss “his election, recent developments in Washington and the future of American politics after the 2010 midterm elections." Brown famously was...