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Entries Tagged as 'Metro Council'

The Only Time We Want To Watch Dr. Phil

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adding a new chapter to one of Louisville’s most twisted murder stories, Dr. Phil took on the controversy surrounding the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker. [WDRB] Jim King needs to get a grip if he thinks that’s harassment. In fact, he discussed matters with us in 2010 that were similar where he suggested something similar [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Indiana · Jim King · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Council · Polls · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Weather · West End

Metro Govt’s Collective Panic Is Full Tilt Now

February 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Look, it’s Friday. We mentally checked out sometime yesterday before noon. So let’s rely on other peoples’ work! Because this mess is exciting (that is a serious understatement). Check this big story from Phillip Bailey and Kristina Goetz: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for potential misconduct in Louisville Metro government, questioning several lawmakers [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Metro Government

Tina Ward-Pugh Snaps Back At Greg Fischer

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Pictures of alleged animal abuse in Spencer County are making the rounds on the internet. But county officials are standing by their decision not to charge the owner. [WDRB] Dozens of employees at the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District must reapply for their jobs after audits criticized the agency. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky general assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Education · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · UPS

Louisville Must Be An Internet No Man’s Land

February 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

On Wednesday morning, the Indiana Supreme Court suspended operations at the Clark County Drug Court. [WDRB] Here’s an interesting gay marriage fight in Kentucky flashback to 1973, featuring J. Bruce Miller, et al. [Click the Clicky] Have you seen the crazy comments on this story about anti-gay conversion therapy nutsos? [WHAS11] The 2014 General Assembly [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Metro Council · State Government · Taxes

Jere Downs Hit The Nail On The Head Again

February 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky taxpayers have already spent a half-million dollars – and could spend much more in coming weeks – in a court fight to keep a nonprofit Louisville mental health agency from fleeing the state’s troubled pension system. [WDRB] Go read this story from Jere Downs and take 100% of it to heart. This is Louisville. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Discrimination · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Journalism · Lexington · Metro Council · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Most People Hate Idea Of Over TWC-Comcast

February 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is what generosity looks like in Kentucky. The family tell us they are speechless, grateful. So let’s help them hit their mark to bring his body home for a proper funeral. [GoFundMe] It’s really safe to say that Louisvillians are not happy about a potential Time Warner-Comcast merger. [WDRB] A veteran assistant Jefferson County [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · University of Louisville · Youth

Will Metro Council Whitewash LMAS Again? (Yes)

January 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

You can’t even live in St. Matthews these days without the bomb squad showing up in your neighborhood. (Yes, hand-wringers, this is sarcasm) [WDRB] You’ve seen the problems mega wealthy Jim King caused with the arena… do you really want him making decisions about raising your sales taxes? Take politics out of it and consider [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Police · State Government · Taxes · UPS · Youth

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

Could A Fun Scandal Be Brewing At The CVB?

January 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jim Wood resigned Tuesday as President & CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau after nearly 11 years in the post. [WDRB] A former public defender will challenge incumbent Jefferson County Attorney in the Democratic primary. Do you think she’s prepared to lose? [C-J/AKN] Really, it’s tough to stop laughing and rolling our eyes [...]

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Tags: Economy · Indiana · LG&E · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Newspaper · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · State Government

KentuckyOne Drama? No One Saw That, Right?

January 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Bill Seng has counted as many as nine garbage trucks coming up and down his street in a single week – even though Springwood Lane is a cul-de-sac with only 13 homes. [WDRB] The chief executive officer of KentuckyOne Health is warning employees of cuts and possible layoffs, saying the company must “improve our performance [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jail · JCPS · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · University of Louisville

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