Jerry Abramson Actually Wasted A Year On That

A man described as a person of interest in a burglary investigation has died during a police-involved standoff in Radcliff, Ky. [WDRB]

Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce, will host trips to Turkey and Brazil for both members and nonmembers in 2013. [Business First]

A Louisville woman remains hospitalized after a terrible crash on Brownsboro Road involving a Jefferson County Public Schools bus earlier this month. Now police have released the 911 calls made just moments after the crash. [WHAS11]

Jefferson District Court’s chief judge has declined to say what judges decided to do in response to a letter in which Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell urged them stop what he called “disingenuous maneuvering” by defense lawyers in drunken-driving cases. [C-J/AKN]

A new prosecutor has taken over the case of a Louisville man accused of killing a Sullivan University student. The July trial date can’t come quickly enough. [WLKY]

Senate Republicans said Wednesday that they have enough votes to pass a sweeping overhaul of Kentucky’s pension system for state and local government workers. [Bluegrass Politics]

Calls to have a list of ongoing and potential projects presented to Jeffersonville’s Redevelopment Commission came to fruition Tuesday. [News & Tribune]

Law abiding immigrant workers may have a better chance at becoming U.S. citizens under President Barack Obama’s plan. Every year, hundreds of licensed immigrants work on the backside of Churchill Downs and would benefit from portions of the President’s proposal. [WAVE3]

One year after President Obama launched a new task force to investigate fraud during the subprime mortgage crisis, a co-chair of the group says a desire is now growing among prosecutors for a more aggressive response to the meltdown. Don’t bother asking where Jack Conway has been on this. [PBS]

The head of Kentucky’s Blue Ribbon Tax Commission says he thinks the prospects for tax reform are good — but they’re unlikely to be approved during the current legislative session. Quick, everybody act surprised that Jerry Abramson has pat-a-caking something else! [WFPL]

Take a moment to let it all sink in as you realize no pension legislation like this will ever see the light of day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. [Page One]

2 thoughts on “Jerry Abramson Actually Wasted A Year On That

  1. I’m anxiously awaiting Abramson to update us on the progress of Museum Plaza and Capital Plaza.

    Give hime time. It took Jerry 5 terms to squeeze in one term’s worth of accomplishments.

    But he smiled at the right people though, so it’s all good.

    I just wish somebody would take his oversized name off the airport terminal so I’m not in such a pissed-off mood when I head out on vacation.
    Better than the pictures, I guess.

  2. That wasted year wasn’t the first one Happy Pants has wasted while on ‘the public teat.’ Heis gotten pretty good at it since 1985.

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