At the request of Metro Public Works, Waste Management of Kentucky, a private company, agreed to open its facility to the public to assist in the community-wide clean-up effort, as it has following other damaging storms.
Local news for Aug. 15, 2011
"I am encouraged to see that the 11th Circuit ruled to uphold liberty and protect the general police powers reserved to the states by ruling Obamacare unconstitutional. Jack Conway believes that Obamacare is irrelevant to his job as Attorney General. When I'm Attorney General, the Constitution will be relevant to this job."
Did your summer garden wilt away? Want a redo? Well, the time is nigh to start up the Fall garden!
"The individual mandate exceeds Congress's enumerated commerce power and is unconstitutional. This economic mandate represents a wholly novel and potentially unbounded assertion of congressional authority: the ability to compel Americans to purchase an expensive health insurance product they have elected not to buy, and to make them re-purchase that insurance product every month for their entire lives."
Check out this video captured by a local on the scene at last night's water/gas main break at Crittenden and Eastern Pkwy via Reddit.
Local news for Aug. 12, 2011
"(Her) devotion was evident from her active roles in the NAACP, the Louisville Urban League, as well as organizations she led, including those which empowered African Americans to exercise their most fundamental freedom at a time when it was unpopular and even dangerous to do so."
"My main criteria for selecting members was to identify serious, constructive senators who are interested in achieving a result that helps to get our nation's fiscal house in order. That means reforming entitlement programs that are the biggest drivers of our debt, and reforming the tax code in a way that makes us more competitive and leads to more American jobs. The goal is to achieve a result that convinces Americans and the world that we're committed as a nation to prosperity for all our citizens."
Local news for Aug. 10, 2011
Citizens will take to the streets Wednesday in Louisville, Lexington, and Jeffersonville, Indiana to tell Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, and Representatives John Yarmuth, Ben Chandler, Todd Young that what America needs now is jobs, not cuts.
"While Democrats would like to lay blame on the Tea Party for the current economic failure, it is their President who has failed in leadership, failed to lower unemployment, failed to rescue our economy, failed to prevent a downgrade of our debt, and failed to control spending."