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Some Bad Ideas From The Past Just Won’t Die

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An audit of Metro government grants to Louisville arts groups, community ministries and social-services agencies found that, in most cases, the recipients failed to submit proof that the money was spent properly. [WDRB] You’ll cackle when you see the sketches featuring a giant LOUISVILLE sign. With a goal of making downtown Louisville easier to navigate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Water

Impossibility City: Judy Green Just Won’t Quit

January 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

The University of Louisville filed a counterclaim in a dispute with Norton Healthcare over Kosair Children’s Hospital. [WDRB] The Kentucky Senate gave unanimous approval on Tuesday to a bill that would aid investigations by municipal ethics commissions in Louisville and Lexington. [C-J/AKN] A new trial date has been set for former mayoral candidate, Chris Thieneman. [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Council · Republican Party · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · Water

Someone In Middletown’s Setting A Great Example

December 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jeffersonville Police said Thursday that two people who were found dead in a burned out home last month died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro ethics commission on Thursday will examine a complaint against council member Tom Owen alleging that he improperly benefited from land and loan deals. [C-J/AKN] Aaaand the complaint was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Education · Ethics · Ford · Health Care · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government

Jeffersonville Is About To Smell Really Interesting

December 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Something tells us we’re about to start smelling a disaster in Jeffersonville. Consider this your final notice: that’s the word from Jeffersonville city leaders Tuesday afternoon after approving plans to shut off water service for customers behind on their sewer bills. [WDRB] University of Louisville Hospital is developing a new plan for psychiatric services under [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Ethics · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · University of Louisville · UPS

The State Fair Board Is Still A Sad Disaster

December 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Private investigator Bill Clutter says it was during a recent meeting over coffee with David Camm in Old Louisville that he asked the now free man to come work for “Investigating Innocence” — a non-profit organization Clutter formed to help the wrongly convicted. [WDRB] Louisville Metro Council members are encouraging the Kentucky General Assembly to [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Death · Economy · Education · Ethics · Housing · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · State Government

Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls Tolls

September 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

A new phone app, is changing the way you get important information from sheriff’s departments. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is the first Kentuckiana agency on board. [WDRB] Craft distillers are breaking into Kentucky’s billion-dollar bourbon industry. [NBC News] Kentucky transportation officials met in Frankfort on Friday to review an investment grade study that predicts [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Police · TARC

Metro Council Is Embarrassing The Entire City

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Calls for change were coupled with emotions and accusations of “grandstanding” Tuesday as a council committee met to consider “sweeping changes” to ethics rules and how council members spend discretionary funds. [WDRB] A collision between a Jefferson County Public Schools bus and a care sent nine people, including seven children with minor injuries, to hospitals [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Banking · Economy · Education · Ethics · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · TARC

REMINDER: Metro Council Shenanigans Today

August 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

Just a reminder that THIS takes place today. 4:30 P.M.

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Tags: Ethics · Metro Council

Council Accountability & Ethics Fun To Be Had

August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Will anyone raise a ruckus at the upcoming Metro Council Government Accountability and Ethics Committee meeting? It takes place Tuesday, August 20 at 4:30 P.M. and the focus will be a review of the NDF and Ethics Rules. Deborah Kent, legal counsel to the Ethics Commission, is scheduled to address issues brought up during the [...]

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Tags: Ethics · Metro Council

Silly Press Conference Clearly Wasn’t Necessary

August 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jefferson County 0school board member David Jones Jr. says Louisville residents should be “outraged” at state lawmakers who have continually cut or refused to adequately fund education – forcing school districts like JCPS to continually raise property taxes. [WDRB] Really? A secretive press conference was necessary for this? Metro Councilman David James told reporters Tuesday [...]

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Tags: Business · Crime · Education · Ethics · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Politics · Race · UPS