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Quick, Everybody Act Like Tolls Are A Surprise

September 12th, 2013 by admin · 2 Comments

Your fancy new toll rates have finally been announced. And for all of you nitwits complaining that the public had no input? Uh, you had several years. You are just brain dead and/or should be drowned in a bucket somewhere for not paying attention. [The 'Ville Voice]

After years of research, the Kentucky-Indiana Tolling Body has approved toll rates for the Ohio River Bridges Project. [WDRB]

Are you excited to have even more of your money wasted by these Barbara Shanklin-supporting jokers? A 1 percent sales tax in Louisville would raise $138 million, 45 percent more than first estimated, and lift the tax burden higher than most of 14 other similar cities, according to a University of Louisville study commissioned by Metro Councilman Ken Fleming. [C-J/AKN]

A Franklin County judge is ordering state officials to rework a water permit for a Trimble County power plant that discharges into the Ohio River. [WHAS11]

Way to go, mindless idiots in Frankfort, for killing science standards for kids in school. Wondering why Kentucky kids tend to be the dumbest motherfuckers on the planet these days? That’s why. [Shame On You]

Speaking of drowning stupid people in a bucket… A father is under arrest after being accused of leaving his 5-year-old child in a hot car without the engine running. [WLKY]

The Administrative Regulations Review Subcommittee turned thumbs down on adoption of new science standards for Kentucky schools Wednesday, but Gov. Steve Beshear will implement them anyway — which he has legal authority to do. [Ronnie Ellis]

We keep talking about this because it’s great news for the city. A Louisville group is about to be one step closer to turning an abandoned landfill into a botanical garden, although the process will take years. [WAV3]

Greg Fischer named Frankfort attorney Jeff Mosley as the city’s new director of economic growth and innovation on Wednesday, replacing Ted Smith who will focus on developing the city’s innovation strategies. Also on Wednesday, the mayor named Emily Liu as the director of planning and design services. [C-J/AKN]

Fourth Street Live! developer Cordish Co. has continued to delay the start of its planned Center City project in downtown Louisville, as Business First recently reported. [Business First]

Want to yell at one of the folks responsible for the bridges project mess an the expensive tolls? Here’s your chance. Diane Fischer is one of the excuse-makers. [News & Tribune]

Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Education · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · State Government · Taxes

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Gary Guss // Sep 12, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Whats all this about Bridge Trolls ? … oh, never mind!

  • 2 jtt // Sep 12, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Right now, economic development has almost as many supervisors as supervisees – Mosley isn’t really replacing Smith, he’s just adding yet ANOTHER chief to the mix. Smith is sticking around and presumably making the same salary.

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