Louisville’s new mayor, Greg Fischer, delivered today on one of his main campaign promises: He appointed Louisville Metro Government’s first Director of Sustainability. And, no, it wasn’t Jackie Green; it was a woman named Maria Koetter.
"In a spirited debate on statewide and national television Monday night, Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul accused each other of misrepresenting their views on issues ranging from civil rights to a national sales tax in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics]
Last night's U.S. Senate debate between Republican Jack Conway and Tea Partier Rand Paul got nasty. [Louisville.com]
"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]
"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]
"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...