Congress gets set to pass a 1,209 page, $1 trillion spending bill. At a dense $827 million of spending per page, few members of Congress will have much idea what is in the bill, seeing as they will have had less than 48 hours to consider it. Kentucky Congressman and Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Hal Rogers (R-Ky) says "it is good to see that responsible leadership and good governance can triumph.”
Local news for Dec. 16, 2011
"As both mayor, and as a father, the last thing I want to see happen is a child to have a finger blown off or have some other injury due to these more dangerous fireworks."
Local news for Dec. 15, 2011
Unlike the various missing statues of Santa Claus, Ronald McDonald, and the Frisch’s Big Boy, the absent Thinker is not the work of thieves.
“The people of Old Louisville want to see Toonerville Park become an important part of their community,” says Councilman David James. “This dog run is just the beginning of that process.”
Local news for Dec. 14, 2011
Today we profile Louisville Trivia, and it's owner Scott Gibson who began his local business in 2010.
Local news for Dec. 13, 2011
The first in a series of profiles showcasing Louisville businesses and entrepreneurs. This week we focus on New2Lou, an organization determined to help people from outside of Louisville feel like they've lived here their whole lives.
“The inaugural ceremony is a celebration of what makes our Commonwealth special, and one of the best features of our state is our commitment to the arts. We’ve worked hard to bring together some of the most talented entertainers in Kentucky for this historic event.”
When the Paul family, Ron Paul and son Rand Paul, blame the Federal Reserve and its cheap money policy during the Bush years for creating the housing bubble and the resulting financial collapse, they are only telling a fraction of truth. The bigger problem was the loophole Phil Gramm wrote into the 2000 Federal Budget that made it possible for banks to lend at ratios that were guaranteed to end in disaster.