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Greg Fischer: Are You Really This Inept? What???

August 28th, 2014 · 20 Comments

Seriously, folks, is Greg Fischer this inept? Is the man purposefully trying to sink his mayoral ship? Here’s some more of our “grade school journalism” for you to think about this morning. Courier-Journal: City staff brushes off animal services meeting An animal advocate was emotional Wednesday as she discussed a young pit bull that was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Dogs · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Police · Scandal

The State Transportation Plan Is Up For Review

May 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments

City officials have a plan to plant 5,000 trees by the end of the year. [WDRB] Louisville’s solid waste board Tuesday voted to ban the use of most plastic bags for yard waste, hoping the move will help make sure that leaves and other garden debris is composted — and doesn’t end up in local [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Crime · Death · Ethics · Indiana · JCPS · Judges · Kentucky Derby · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Weather

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

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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

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