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JCTA Finally Noticed The Big Pension Mess

January 15th, 2014 by admin · 2 Comments

Bill Lamb may just be one of the most self-entitled people in all of Louisville media. Interesting to see him continue pushing the myth of entitled welfare queens. [WDRB]

Jeffersontown officials hope a revised tax break proposal will attract new businesses to the city as well as encourage existing ones to expand. The City Council introduced it last week after it had undergone several changes since being voted down in December. [C-J/AKN]

No matter how the Louisville Water Company attempts to spin this, it’s not making anyone comfortable. Especially not after all the times algae blooms have caused their tap water to stink. [WHAS11]

Democrat Bill Hollander is officially announcing his candidacy for Tina Ward-Pugh’s 9th District Metro Council Seat. Hollander is a former managing partner of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, former president of the Crescent Hill Community Council and the immediate past chair of Leadership Louisville. [Press Release]

Police released surveillance pictures from two different Chase Bank robberies. [WLKY]

Kentucky State Police have launched a poster contest that targets missing children. [Press Release]

Detectives running an investigation in Valley Station late Tuesday morning called in a SWAT team after something suspicious caught their eye, but their suspicion did not pan out, according to a Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman. [WAVE3]

Teeing off on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s opposition to extending unemployment insurance benefits, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ campaign accused McConnell Tuesday of “laughing” at Kentucky’s unemployed. [Sam Youngman]

Thang Lian is a resettled Burmese refugee student who attends Jefferson County Public Schools’ Newcomer Academy. In March, he turns 21, which means the district can no longer financially support his education. [WFPL]

Clark County’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative may be in line for some grant funds from the Indiana Department of Correction, but conflicting information caused the Clark County Council to decline taking action at its meeting Monday. [News & Tribune]

Guessing the Jefferson County Teachers Association has finally started paying attention to the pension disaster in Frankfort. [Change.org]

The business world was buzzing on the news that Osaka, Japan-based Suntory Holdings Ltd. would purchase Beam Inc., the parent of Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark. [Business First]

Tags: Bourbon · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Water · WDRB · Youth

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Greg Kaelin // Jan 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Let’s start with the obvious. Mr Lamb works for FOX NEWS! What a BS Editorial.

  • 2 jake // Jan 15, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Not accurate. WDRB isn’t Fox News. It does carry Fox affiliate content, though, isn’t even a Fox station these days. It’s owned by Block Communications.

    All that cash they saved by no longer paying to be “FOX41″ allowed them to hire a bunch of folks from the C-J.

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