Yarmuth’s vote in opposition to extending the payroll tax cuts represents a 180-degree turnaround from his recently stated position in favor of the idea. On November 30, 2011, he spoke out strongly in favor of the tax cuts on the floor of the House.
“The inaugural ceremony is a celebration of what makes our Commonwealth special, and one of the best features of our state is our commitment to the arts. We’ve worked hard to bring together some of the most talented entertainers in Kentucky for this historic event.”
The Governor has pledged Kentucky’s 59th Inauguration will be economical – thanks to many cost-savings measures – but the all-day celebration will still feature many inaugural customs that have become synonymous with the event over the past 219 years.
A variety of family-friendly activities will be offered, giving participants a chance to show their love for Kentucky history and to welcome the newly sworn in governor and lieutenant governor.
The Louisville Mobile app now includes a Plan Your Bus Route icon that provides citizens with one-click access to Google’s map-data based on their current location.
“There are instances in which overtime is scheduled and absolutely necessary to keep our city functioning, but unfortunately it seems as though overtime pay is, at the very least, overused and, at worst, abused.”
The good news is that Kentucky has moved up six ranks on the annual list of best run states in America. The bad news, of course, is this is in comparison to last year, when the Bluegrass State finished dead last.
“I thought it was important to name an interim from outside the department and to name someone who has no interest in the permanent chief’s position.”
The Bluegrass State has always been a curious mixture of Southern sophistication and Northern charm. But we were disgracefully slow in shedding the vestiges of antebellum racial segregation.
By allowing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to resume horse meat inspections, the new law will effectively allow the operation of slaughterhouses in the U.S. that butcher horses for human consumption.
Herman should have known that Kentucky is famous for beautiful horses and fast women. Lexington got dibs on the horses, and Louisville ended up with everything else.
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