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Entries from December 2011

Woah, The Jokes Just Write Themselves

December 31st, 2011 · 16 Comments

Happy Almost New Year! The Greg Fischer jokes have seriously started writing themselves. Check this out: CLICK TO ENLARGE & READ THE COMMENTS Even Jerry Abramson knows better than that.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Lexington · Oops · Sports · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

December 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses the one-year anniversary of the Customer Service Center in the Kentucky Transportation Department of Vehicle Regulation:

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Tags: State Government · Video

Some Questions For Anybody To Answer…

December 30th, 2011 · 14 Comments

Why is the mayoral spokesperson speaking on behalf of Greg Fischer’s campaign? Are our tax dollars now paying for campaign matters? Does Greg really believe Bruce Lunsford and Ed Hart are going to back down after the stunts he’s pulled? Who believes it’s wise for Greg to continue talking smack about Hart & Lunsford? Why [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

December 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear spend X discussing Kentucky’s Save the Children child safety rating:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Youth

Louisville Used To Have Some Great Transit Dreams

December 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Does anyone in the Louisville metro area have warehouse space they’d be interested in providing to No Kill Louisville for its food bank? If so, please get in touch with Jake. [Contact Jake] Regardless of what happens today with the University of Louisville Hospital merger decision, Kentuckians will still be screwed. You already expect it, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Dogs · Gambling · Gays · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · TARC · University of Louisville · WAVE · WHAS

Beshear Says KY & IN Reached A “Consensus”

December 29th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Steve Beshear’s office released the following bit about the Ohio River Bridges Debacle: LOUISVILLE (Dec. 29, 2011) –Kentucky and Indiana have reached consensus on a basic plan to finance and build the Ohio River Bridges Project, keeping the project on target to begin construction in 2012. Under an agreement in principle reached by Kentucky Gov. [...]

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Tags: Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear

There’s A New Lady On The Metro Council Scene

December 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Remember Janis Carter Miller? Well, Janis Carter? The singer? She’s recently moved back to Louisville and we hear she’s going to run for the First District Metro Council seat against Attica Scott. From what we can tell, she’s already got a team together and is set to make an announcement soon.

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Tags: Metro Council · Politics · Rumors

Our First Taste Of Local Problems Going Statewide

December 29th, 2011 · 31 Comments

Will Kentuckians vote in support of the expansion of gambling if the legislation isn’t even written? [H-L] Attorney-client privilege is a stupid thing to claim when it comes to dealing with Metro Government and something as simple as a silly permit. Particularly when it’s for a protest that accomplishes absolutely nothing. [WFPL] Who really believes [...]

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Tags: Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Travel · University of Louisville

The Top Stories Of 2011 – A Look Back

December 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

Critics and Fischer Administration people love to complain about our coverage of Louisville Metro Animal Services and the lack of transparency in Greg Fischer’s new crew. So we thought it’d be a good idea to take a look at the top stories of 2011 on The ‘Ville Voice. Whattya know? A Metro Animal Services Employee’s [...]

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Tags: Hype

Better Hope Redistricting Doesn’t Fail In Frankfort

December 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer says his New Year’s resolution is more government transparency. Really. He’s still using the transparency talking point. [Business First] This is the creepiest story you will read all week. Hands-down. What a terror. [FOX41] Apparently, no one in Southeastern Kentucky pays attention to how these things fail. Charging a subscriber fee for protection [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Congress · Dining · Greg Fischer · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Metro Government · Possibility City · State Government · Transparency · WAVE