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Entries from January 2011

Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

January 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Last week the Transportation Lady discussed a $17 million investment in Kentucky’s transportation system:

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Tags: State Government · Video

MAS Nightmare Should Keep You Up At Night

January 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Maybe the best thing about Greg Fischer’s Day of Service? It exposed the need for volunteers in a lot of places. [WFPL] If you didn’t participate in Greg Fischer’s Day of Service, remember that you can give back any day, any time, in any way. Always giving back to your community is a good idea. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Jim King · Metro Council · Metro Government · WDRB

A Metro Animal Services Employee’s Letter To You

January 7th, 2011 · 53 Comments

You know I’ve been foaming at the mouth about the nightmare that this glorious city faces at Metro Animal Services. But it’s time to let the employees at good people at LMAS have the floor. Please read this open and heartfelt letter from a Metro Animal Services employee. I have agreed to conceal their identity. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government

Fischer Calls For Complete LMAS Review

January 7th, 2011 · 12 Comments

Greg Fischer is calling for a top-to-bottom review of Metro Animal Services. Here’s the release: LOUISVILLE (Jan. 7, 2011) – Citing lingering concerns over animal welfare and public safety, Mayor Greg Fischer today ordered a top-to-bottom review of Metro Animal Services and announced that his administration will immediately launch its promised search for a new [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Metro Council Democrats On Fischer’s Merger 2.0

January 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Here’s what the Metro Council’s Democratic caucus has to say about Greg Fischer’s “Merger 2.0″: “I commend Mayor Fischer for embracing this very needed but complex task. Ten years ago we began a bold venture in Metropolitan government and it now time to fine tune and review our future needs to keep this effort productive.” [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Council · Metro Government

Your Metro Animal Services Nightmare Continues

January 7th, 2011 · 8 Comments

You know how a few folks foam at the mouth any time I publish something about the corruption under Wayne Zelinsky’s failed leadership at Metro Animal Services? How not much has changed since Gilles Meloche was sent packing by the reluctant Jerry Abramson? You know how I just get accused of being uptight and bitter [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Metro Government · Possibility City · WDRB

East End Bridge Changes Are Just A Distraction

January 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Seriously. Let’s forget these ridiculous bridge ideas. It’s clear that no one in Metro or State Government are going to take anything to public has to say to heart. Do you think it’s just a distraction? Maybe a move to aid Governor Mitch Daniels’ presidential bid? Maybe a move to give Greg Fischer a feather [...]

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Tags: Ohio River Bridges · Travel · Video

LA’s Thankfully Inheriting UofL’s Embarrassment

January 7th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Remember John Deasy, the guy Robert Felner gave a fake degree at the University of Louisville? The Los Angeles Unified School District is about to appoint him their next superintendent. Moral of this story: LA is about to get screwed. [LA Times] On Monday at 6:30 P.M., Rep. Mary Lou Marzian will discuss the legislative [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · JCPS · Jim King · Metro Council · Metro Government · State Government · University of Louisville

We Hear Jamie Martin Is Out At WHAS11

January 6th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Are teevee news people and weather menz (and ladies) just dropping like flies the past couple years or what? Cause we hear through the teevee rumor mill that Jamie Martin is out at WHAS11.

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Tags: Rumors · Weather · WHAS

Time For A Jeffersontown Rumor Mill Update

January 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

It’s been a minute since we’ve shared any Jeffersontown rumors. So let’s do just that. Here’s what we hear: Allegedly, Clay Foreman is attempting to get a job in Greg Fischer’s new administration and is also angling to be hired as the City Clerk for the City of Hurstborne. Who wants to bet neither will [...]

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Tags: Jeffersontown · Rumors