December 9, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 9, 2011
"In stinging statement, Louisville Metro Councilman Brent Ackerson, D-26, called for the Government Accountability and Ethics Committee to begin investigating the city’s overtime compensation to public employees. Earlier this week, Mayor Greg Fischer ordered a review of the practices and...
December 8, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Dec. 8, 2011
"The Louisville-based parent of such companies as Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell [Yum! Brands] paid no net corporate income taxes to states over the past three years, even as it generated more than a billion dollars in profits for shareholders, according to a new report.
December 6, 2011 - 12:47pm
“I thought it was important to name an interim from outside the department and to name someone who has no interest in the permanent chief’s position.”
Mayor Greg Fischer has named Ishmon Burks, former Secretary of the Kentucky Justice Cabinet and a former commissioner of the Kentucky State Police, as interim chief of the Louisville Metro Police Department. Burks starts Tuesday, December 6, 2011 and will serve until April, when Fischer...
December 5, 2011 - 3:55pm
Local news for Dec. 5, 2011
"State data shows the number of children who have died as a result of abuse and neglect dropped from the previous year." [Bluegrass Politics]
November 30, 2011 - 9:00am
Local news for Nov. 30, 2011
"Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered most state agencies to cut their spending by 2 percent to help balance the state budget for this fiscal year that ends next June 30." [Bluegrass Politics]