September 26, 2011 - 11:44am
"We can finally fix our broken roads and bridges by freeing up funding that is used for optional projects such as scenic beautification and transportation museums."
Sen. Rand Paul traveled to Northern Kentucky with President Obama last Thursday, to discuss with him a plan to fix our nation's crumbling infrastructure. Before the President spoke just steps from the Brent Spence Bridge, Sen. Rand Paul unveiled to him the Emergency Transportation Safety Fund...
September 22, 2011 - 7:30pm
"Here's what he said two years ago this week at a stop in Warren, Ohio: 'All across Ohio and all across the country, rebuilding our roads and our bridges ... that's what the Recovery Act has been all about.' Yet two and a half years later, what do we have to show for it: politically-connected companies like Solyndra ended up with hundreds of millions in taxpayer-backed money, and bridges like the one the President's at today still need to be fixed."
Soap opera lovers will remember the opening credits of The Edge of Night, which featured a view of downtown Cincinnati’s skyline, and the approach from the Brent Spence Bridge, which carries Interstate 71 and 75 between the Queen City and northern Kentucky. Built in 1962—and named...
September 18, 2011 - 11:15pm
A summary of local news for September 19, 2011
• Fraud author, not UofL, cancels tea date. [Courier-Journal] • McConnell, Yarmuth, Fischer tour bridge; all come back. [WDRB]
September 15, 2011 - 7:00am
A summary of local news for September 15, 2011
• Seven Counties Services kicks the Xanax habit, New York Times takes notice. [New York Times] • Humana’s hiring, but can you get there? [WAVE]
September 14, 2011 - 6:00am
Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul have been eerily silent on the Sherman Minton bridge problem. John Yarmuth, on the other hand, is doing the work of government like only a person who believes in government can.
Of Louisville's three elected representatives in Washington, only John Yarmuth seems to be on top of the Sherman Minton Bridge problem. So much so that if it re-opens, I suggest that we give credit where credit is due and rename it the Yarmuth-Minton Bridge.