September 4, 2012 - 5:50pm
“The people of South Louisville already know what delicacies we have in our area. Now, everyone will see that you can go many places in South Louisville to find great food.”
Where can you taste great food and give a helping hand to those in need? The answer can be found at the Third Annual “Taste of South Louisville” on Saturday, September 8th at Bellarmine University.“This is such a fun event for our community” says Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21...
May 7, 2012 - 5:39pm
“It is an honor to receive this award,” said President King. “The education I received at Jefferson Community College laid the foundation for my career. It was affordable yet excellent.”
Jefferson Community Technical College has announced Metro Council President Jim King will receive its Distinguished Alumnus Award today, in honor of his extraordinary community contributions in Louisville. King will receive the award during the 2012 JCTC graduation ceremony at the Kentucky...
January 29, 2012 - 7:56pm
“We trust the suggestions may serve as a point of departure for discussions on ways to increase revenues and reduce costs.”
On Wednesday, Metro Council President Jim King (Dem., 10th Dist.) sent Mayor Greg Fischer a letter containing more that two dozen suggested budget recommendations that King says could save the local government between $10 to $20 million dollars annually. “These are our recommendations to...
January 10, 2012 - 5:26pm
"I am proud to say we are entering our tenth year as a Metro Government and as a Council and we have clearly matured as an institution. We have learned to work together to make our city all it can be,” said King. “I’m grateful for the cooperative bipartisan nature of that process. Frankly, most of what we accomplished this past year was done without any partisanship whatsoever.”
Monday evening, Louisville’s 26-member Metro Council convened for its first 2012 meeting, and elected its officers for the year. Councilman Jim King (D-10) was reelected president, for the second year in a row. King was the only councilman nominated for president, and received 24...
June 17, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for June 17, 2011
"Kentucky’s unemployment rate fell below 10 percent last month for the first time since February 2009, the state announced Thursday. The rate in May was 9.8 percent, down from 10 percent in April. A year earlier it was 10.4 percent.