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Lame Duck Continues Dive Into Mythical Waters

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Steve Beshear continuing to pretend that Kentucky’s business climate is amazing. If it were left to Beshear to write history, he’d claim this is the height of Kentucky’s economy. Meanwhile, Kentucky just added (literally) a few hundred thousand hardworking, struggling citizens to its Medicaid rolls. Because business is clearly booming here.

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Tags: Business · Economy · Hype · Steve Beshear · Video

Greg Fischer Won’t Hype The Urban Sprawl Study

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Louisville Metro officials have reached a deal with Underhill Associates to convert the historic Colonial Gardens property across from Iroquois Park into a development anchored by locally owned businesses such as restaurants and coffee shops. [WDRB] It will probably come as no surprise to residents and visitors of Kentuckiana that Louisville has ranked poorly in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Horse Industry · Indiana · Lexington · Possibility City · South End · State Government · Thunder · Youth

Greg Fischer’s Probably Never Even Fired A Gun

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Business · Downtown · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government · Thunder · University of Kentucky

Anti-Gay Papaw Hollers About Exports Again

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

You know what’s tough to believe? Steve Beshear’s claims about exports: Because non of his job creation claims are based in reality.

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Greg Fischer Still Twiddling Thumbs On Violence

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

The Jeffersonville side of the Big Four Bridge is expected to open April 30, Mayor Mike Moore tells WDRB. [WDRB] Metro Councilman David James watched the raw video of a fight and subsequent stabbing of two teenagers on a Louisville bus and said the incident raised concerns about city bus safety. [C-J/AKN] Several violent incidents [...]

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Tags: Automobile · Business · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Senate Race · TARC

Gov. Gay Panic’s Weekly Video Whatever

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Last week, Steve Beshear rambled on about exports:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Let’s All Freak Completely Out Instead Of Working

March 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A woman punched in the face by a teenage boy during a string of assaults and robberies in downtown Louisville tells WDRB she was scared for her life and the lives of her children. [WDRB] A longtime Southern Indiana businessman told Indiana officials during a Tuesday public hearing for the Ohio River Bridges Project that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Downtown · Education · Green · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Ohio River Bridges · Senate Race · Youth

Will The Pedestrian Bridge EVER Open In SoIN??

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fifteen-thousand jobs and $87 billion: that’s how much the Ohio River Bridges project is expected to add to the local economy. [WDRB] A Kentucky Bar Association hearing officer has affirmed a private reprimand issued to Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell for violating an ethics rule by improperly communicating with judges on “the merits of a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Churchill Downs · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Derby · Ohio River Bridges · Oops

The JeffCo Pension War With Frankfort Heats Up

March 19th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A Jefferson County city says they simply can’t afford to continue paying pensions to retired city workers, and they’re asking that the money already paid out to those individuals be returned. [WDRB] The Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown to expand its [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Education · Housing · Indiana · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Zoning

Gov. Steve Beshear Conveniently Forgets That Discrimination Is Terrible For Business

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s Governor Steve Beshear (D-Homophobe) pretending that Kentucky is great for business:

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Gays · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

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