The 'Ville Voice header image 1

Entries from September 2011

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 1:49 discussing the Forbes list:

[

Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Student Assignment Plan Suffers Major Blow

September 30th, 2011 · 6 Comments

Ruh ro: A split Kentucky appeals court has struck down Jefferson County’s student assignment plan, saying the law as written allows parents to register their children at the nearest school to their home. Judge Kelly Thompson, in an opinion joined by Judge Thomas Caperton, overturned a circuit judge’s decision upholding the plan, under which some [...]

[

Tags: Education · JCPS · Legal

Of All The Things For Greg Fischer To Promote

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Can’t leave a tweet up promoting openings at Metro Animal Services but can leave THIS up? Really? Nice, Greg. Pro-tip: The message you are sending is that you have no priorities other than your rich friends, cheerleading and ignoring constructive criticism.

[

Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype

Bridge Repairs To Take 6 Months, Cost $20 Million

September 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Here’s what John Yarmuth had to say on the matter: “The Sherman Minton does not need extensive repairs which is great news for our community. A timeframe of six months is much better than several years, however, it is still a long time for commuters and local businesses. A bipartisan coalition has come together to [...]

[

Tags: John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges

Hope You’re Riding A Bike To Work Right Now

September 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Some of those jobs Steve Beshear boasts about creating just do not exist. But you already knew that. Seriously – just read the second paragraph and laugh: Hundreds of specific jobs that the Democratic governor identifies on his campaign Web site actually have not been created since the initial press releases went out, or they [...]

[

Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bikes · Economy · Election · Ford · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Steve Beshear

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses the Sherman Minton Bridge debacle:

[

Tags: Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Travel · Video

A Thought On Metro Animal Services’ Kill Rate

September 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Let’s say you’re one of those alleged terrible pet owners Greg Fischer’s office loves to blame for all of the problems at Louisville Metro Animal Services. Do you know how many animals you’d have to kill in order to keep up with LMAS? You’d have to kill one pet per day for 25 years to [...]

[

Tags: Dogs · Jim King · Metro Government · Oops

Kids? Red Bull? School Buses? Voting? Hilarious

September 29th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Everyone is freaking out over this anti-Steve Beshear ad that uses neighborhood schools as a scare tactic: Sure, it’s extreme but it resonates with a ton of Louisville voters with kids in Jefferson County Public Schools. It’s just too little, too late and a serious waste of money.

[

Tags: Education · Election · JCPS · Politics · Video

Don’t Get In The Water With Greg Fischer

September 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Greg Fischer is trying to kill everyone! Trying to just cold drown people and poison them with the river death water.

[

Tags: Greg Fischer · Water

Maybe It’s Best To Just Stop Driving Forever, Folks

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Every T, D & H on earth – 16 of them – applied to get Judy Green’s old Metro Council seat for the First District. Why some of those folks continue to run for every office they can get their hands on, we’ll never know. [WFPL] Oh, look, it’s Greg Fischer trying to act like [...]

[

Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jim King · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Travel · University of Louisville