Local news for Sept. 28, 2011
Rand Paul has apparently found his inner liberal. He is blocking a new pipeline safety law, which may open the door for the Obama administration to require safety improvements that Congress would have allowed industry to forego.
Secretary Geithner didn't dispute a Harvard economist's estimate that each job in the White House's jobs plan would cost almost a quarter of a million dollars.
The Environmental Protection Agency has said new greenhouse gas regulations, as proposed, may be "absurd" in application and "impossible to administer."
Local news for Sept. 27, 2011
Louisville poets and musicians joined forces with hundreds of thousands all over the globe in 95 different countries to bring awareness to social, environmental and political change.
"We can finally fix our broken roads and bridges by freeing up funding that is used for optional projects such as scenic beautification and transportation museums."
Local news for September 26, 2011
Parag Khanna spoke at Idea Festival, sharing information on global events to suggest that power to provide social and environmental solutions should belong to anyone who wants to be part of the solution.
"Many parents struggle to find a clear path to intervention and treatment information, often resulting in a frustrating search to get effective help for their child."
A summary of local news for September 23, 2011
"Here's what he said two years ago this week at a stop in Warren, Ohio: 'All across Ohio and all across the country, rebuilding our roads and our bridges ... that's what the Recovery Act has been all about.' Yet two and a half years later, what do we have to show for it: politically-connected companies like Solyndra ended up with hundreds of millions in taxpayer-backed money, and bridges like the one the President's at today still need to be fixed."