"The three major mayoral candidates turned their attention to Louisville’s west end Thursday night during a forum at Shawnee High School that focused on how to bring equality in development, investment and city services to one of the city’s most historic, and impoverished, areas." [Courier-Journal]
"U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul cited several ideas for cutting federal spending at a news conference Tuesday, but said it would be impossible for him to spell out a specific proposal to balance the federal budget before Nov. 2." [Bluegrass Politics]
"A recent poll from CNN and Time Magazine says Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race is tied, with Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul each holding 46% of the vote." [WFPL]
"Two polls released last week showed Republican Rand Paul leading Democrat Jack Conway in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, raising Paul’s lead as calculated by Pollster.com’s polling average to 6.5 percentage points." [Bluegrass Politics]
"t’s official — almost. Kentucky Senate President David Williams is expected to announce his gubernatorial candidacy tomorrow morning with former University of Kentucky basketball star and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer as his running mate." [LEO Weekly]
"Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul is coming under attack from union coal miners and a prominent mine safety expert for questioning the federal regulation of mining in a national magazine." [Bluegrass Politics]
Louisville’s three candidates for mayor— Democrat Greg Fischer, Republican Hal Heiner and Independent Jackie Green—will debate one another this coming Wednesday, July 21, at Bellarmine University. WAVE-3 news anchor Scott Reynolds will moderate the mixed-format debate.The first segment will involve...