August 8, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 8, 2011
"The largest recent contributor to Gov. Steve Beshear's political party and re-election campaign is not a super-lobbyist or Democratic activist.
August 6, 2011 - 9:46pm
Play by play from Fancy Farm 2011.
Editor's note: In an effort to maintain balance, Louisville.com's The Arena beat has both liberal and conservative writers with distinct viewpoints (read the full explanation here). Keith Rouda, one of our lefties, decided to make the trek to cover Fancy Farm.Aaaaaaaaaaand... that's all...
August 4, 2011 - 7:08pm
"Nowhere in this complaint does the filer ever claim he was pressured by anyone to make a donation to a political campaign nor does he present any evidence that anyone was pressured to make a donation."
Yesterday, the News Division of louisville.com ran a short blurb from a Courier-Journal piece by Tom Loftus, describing a complaint filed by Steve Robertson, chairman of the state Republican Party, with three government agencies.
August 4, 2011 - 3:25pm
"I am very lucky to be able to return to Kentucky later this week, but so many of our troops will be far from home and in harm's way for months. I call on all Kentuckians to keep them and their families in their thoughts and prayers."
A day after greeting Kentucky troops serving in Iraq and Kuwait, Governor Steve Beshear met more Kentucky servicemen and women in Afghanistan today. The Governor’s trip is part of a special Department of Defense trip for selected governors and marks the first time a sitting Kentucky...
August 3, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Aug. 3, 2011
"The re-election campaign of Gov. Steve Beshear has raised more than $465,000 from state workers, and an employee in the Department of Juvenile Justice alleged Monday that some of his colleagues said they were pressured to give.