August 25, 2011 - 11:03am
Local news for Aug. 25, 2011
"Mayor Greg Fischer’s office promised to promote the names of Louisville Metro Council members on banners and in print and radio ads in exchange for contributions from their taxpayer-funded discretionary accounts to this weekend’s WorldFest celebration — a practice one member...
August 19, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 19, 2011
"State officials are waiting for more information from the federal government before deciding what to do about a $28 million interest payment due next month on a federal loan used to pay unemployment benefits." [Bluegrass Politics]"The attorney representing the Louisville Metro...
August 17, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 17, 2011
"Voters across Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia solidly oppose mountaintop removal coal mining, by wide margins and across a host of demographic and political divides." [Barefoot and Progressive]"Officials at Jefferson County Public Schools say power, Internet and...
August 10, 2011 - 9:45am
Local news for Aug. 10, 2011
"In his first town-hall meeting in Kentucky since he was elected last November, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul ran into a crowd Tuesday frustrated and angered by the sour economy." [Bluegrass Politics]"Children younger than 13 would be required to use a lifejacket or flotation device at rivers...
July 6, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for July 6, 2011
"After deliberating for over two and a half hours, the Louisville Metro Ethics Commission ruled Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, deliberately violated the city’s code of ethics in the case of rerouting funds through a non-profit group without the council’s knowledge.