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Do You Trust This Man With Your Tax Dollars?

December 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Does anyone actually trust Greg Fischer to handle raising their taxes? MR. COMPASSION & TRANSPARENCY IN FRANKFORT Especially after the past week? If the poor need a minimum wage increase, they most certainly don’t need a sales tax hike.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · State Government · Taxes

The Transportation Lady Would Never Be So Late

December 19th, 2014 · No Comments

The Transportation Cabinet, after skipping a week, is this week focusing on an award for being part of the Kentucky Automated Truck Screening system, whatever that is:

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Tags: State Government · Video

Fischer Still Downplaying, Running From Report

December 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments

You know some stations would rather go out of business that credit anyone critical. WDRB can apparently dish it and take it without getting bent out of shape because the adults are maybe in charge again. Also, fun to watch Fischer squirm, isn’t it? [WDRB] A Louisville Metro Council committee issued a scathing report Wednesday [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Police · Scandal · State Government · University of Louisville

Fischer Administration Excoriated In Council Report

December 18th, 2014 · 4 Comments

If you missed it last night, the Metro Council released a scathing report about Animal Services and the Fischer Coverup. You’ll want to check it out. Sadiqa Reynolds, Donald Robinson, Margaret Brosko and Fischer himself torn to shreds. And they’re still trying to fight transparency in the matter. [The 'Ville Voice] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Youth

Louisville’s Apparently Just A Giant Heat Island

December 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Gallopalooza is back and this time it’s with a bourbon twist. [WDRB] More people are dying in LMPD shootings and racist wingnuts are freaking out. [C-J/AKN] Anthony Merida said when he arrived at Porcia Mills’ South Louisville apartment complex Friday to check on her and their son it was obvious very quickly something wasn’t right. [...]

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Tags: Death · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · LMPD · Police · Politics · Race · State Government · Travel · Youth

The Norm: One Hot JCPS Mess After Another

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

A student at Ball State University wants to start a conversation about mental illness and suicide through film, but he needs the public’s help. [WDRB] Appealing his firing in the wake of high-profile testing violations, former Male High School Principal David Mike wrapped up his case on Friday before a state tribunal — arguing that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Economy · Education · Guns · Immigration · Indiana · JCPS · Police · State Government · TARC

Do Body Cameras Make You Feel Any Safer?

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Police and officials with Jefferson County Public Schools are investigating after an incident involving a Jeffersontown High School bus returning from a basketball game at Shawnee High School Wednesday evening. [WDRB] An audit requested by Metro Councilman Dan Johnson shows he requested a repaving project on a street where he owns property and that he [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Congress · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Metro Council · Police · Politics · State Government · Water

Housing Continues To Be An Afterthought Here

December 9th, 2014 · No Comments

In November 2013, Mayor Greg Fischer formally declared Louisville’s interest in getting the same type of blazing-fast Internet connections that Google is bringing to a few select cities. More than a year later, two companies have expressed interest in bringing a fiber “gigabit” network to Louisville, but no work has begun. [WDRB] Jefferson County has [...]

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Tags: Charity · Dining · Discrimination · Education · Gambling · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Internet · Race · State Government · Water · West End

Papaw Beshear Wants You To Get A Flu Shot

December 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Last week Papaw Bigot hollered about the flu vaccine: Just don’t let the nurse who gives you the shot be gay or you’ll, you know, catch the gay.

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Tags: Health Care · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Transportation Lady Is Still Being Mourned Here

December 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

The new KYTC media people haven’t quite figured out how to get a video out on time but they’re trying. So here’s this week’s videurtape about projects in Central Kentucky:

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Tags: State Government · Video