Louisville news: If I'm Jerry Abramson, a heckuva bender starts today edition [News]

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  • "Senate President David Williams is ready to get the 2011 law-making session that starts Tuesday off to a quick start by pushing several complex bills through the Senate this week. But some lawmakers and a rival in his race for governor say he is moving too fast on issues such as immigration and tax reform. They claim politics is the reason." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • "In a day devoted to community and diversity, Greg Fischer, Louisville's newest mayor, told a crowd of roughly 1,000 onlookers Monday that they all are mayors of Louisville, each responsible for improving the city and solving problems with compassion." [Louisville Courier-Journal]
  • "After a spate of gay teen suicides last fall, alt-weekly guru and Seattle Stranger columnist Dan Savage started the Make it Better Project aimed at LGBT youth who are dealing with constant bullying and harassment. The video campaign went viral with a number of celebrities and political leaders jumping on the wagon to cut their own versions, including Congressman John Yarmuth, D-KY, who joined other Louisvillians to cut a video for the campaign." [LEO Weekly]

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About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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