Sitting around with his family has never felt so good for Leon Nelson. [WDRB] Jefferson County students with some of the most critical behavioral and mental health needs will get additional help this school year. [C-J/AKN] A shooting near downtown Louisville left one man in grave condition at University Hospital. [WHAS11] Lexington loves shooting people [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Republican Party'
August 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments
July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off
Rep. John Yarmuth is not having the Republican Party’s nonsense on poverty: If John were a drag queen, he would have already snatched a weave off somebody’s head.
July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off
This guy is apparently running against Bobbie Coleslaw and he sent out an interesting email blast yesterday: Jefferson County Clerk’s New Hire, Borderline Unethical Vitalis Lanshima, Democratic Candidate for Jefferson County Clerk, unequivocally opposes Republican Bobbie Holsclaw’s appointment of her Campaign Manager, in the current election, as the new Co-Director of the Election Center effective [...]
July 14th, 2014 · Comments Off
This week President Barack Obama attempts to push Republicans in Congress to actually do work: Spoiler alert: it’s a lost cause.
July 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments
It’s almost been two weeks since this scene on River Road shocked witnesses, the EMS Community, and the victim’s families. [WDRB] Focusing on the strategies and programs in place to improve academic achievement and ensuring schools have the resources they need are at the top of Donna Hargens’ to-do list as she begins the final [...]
June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment
The idea behind merging Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003 was to have – as Metro Council President Jim King put it earlier this year — “one government, one entity that manages the entire county.” Yet, more than a decade later, the promise of merger remains at least partially unfulfilled. The new 2 percent “franchise [...]
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June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment
A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]
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June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off
Republicans on the Metro Council held a press conference just a bit ago to oppose the LG&E franchise fee mess. Some of the highlights: “Since 2013, the average household in Louisville has been asked to pay $403.22 in additional state and local taxes and fees. These fees include requests for additional funding for MSD and [...]
May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Uh…. One person was injured when JCPS bus #9703 hit the wall of Westport Middle School Thursday morning. [WDRB] With $13 million bankrolled for improvements in the emerging Nulu neighborhood east of downtown, consultants have recommended redesigning part of East Market Street as a boulevard, with a median divider and an 8-foot-wide bike trail on [...]
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April 10th, 2014 · Comments Off
Here you go: If you want to read his remarks instead: Madam Speaker, budgets don’t heal the sick or solve centuries-long medical challenges. But the programs budgets prioritize can. In my District in Louisville, KY, medical researchers at the University of Louisville and the Frazier Rehab Institute have made an incredible breakthrough. Thanks to an [...]