"The move is part of a budget balancing plan that includes furloughs for most state workers. Gov. Steve Beshear’s administration says the furloughs — six days from July 1 to June 30 2011 — will save the state $24 million." [Bluegrass Politics]
"Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Jim DeMint are headed for a showdown vote next week on earmarks. The vote will be the first post-election test of Tea Party lawmakers’ ability to deliver on their hard-line campaign pledges." [Bluegrass Politics]
Just six weeks after visiting high schoolers from Serbia raised funds to benefit hungry local children, a different group of students from that European nation are helping another worthy Louisville organization.
Miss the Breeders' Cup 2010 at Churchill Downs over the weekend? This recap will let you talk like you were there.
"Republican Bill Johnson, who enjoyed support from the Tea Party movement in his aborted run for the U.S. Senate this year, has officially entered next year’s race for secretary of state." [Bluegrass Politics]
"On Friday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi surprised observers and announced she will seek the position of minority leader once Republicans take control of the House, and Congressman John Yarmuth says he supports her decision." [LEO Weekly]
Watch Blame and Garrett Gomez barely beat Zenyatta and Mike Smith in the Breeders' Cup Classic today at Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky.
I've been at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup all weekend and I'm yet to make a bet (heck of the 21 races this weekend, I'll only have seen three of them). But I'm not going to miss the opportunity to watch the marquee race, the Breeders' Cup Classic, which posts at 6:45 p.m. Nor am I going...
"Here is audio of Third District Congressman John Yarmuth talking with reporters about the goals of the lame duck Congress and his thoughts on his third term. Highlights include a discussion of whether Yarmuth’s decision to campaign on the Democratic Party’s legislative successes was the right...