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Metro Govt Insider Thoughts On Tax Increases

March 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s more from one of the Metro Government insiders sharing their anonymous (for readers, anyway) thoughts: A Tax Increase? Seriously? When Fischer Cannot Even Demonstrate Control Over His Current Operating Funds? We all know that Fischer wants to increase taxes. He gives his tax “initiative” a positive, benign-sounding name (with the word “TAX” only seen [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government · Taxes

Graffiti Symbolic Of Jeff Mayor’s Poor Leadership?

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Jeffersonville ramp to the Big Four Bridge isn’t even open, but vandals have already made their mark. Jeffersonville’s Mayor is now hoping to have the ramp open by the Great Steamboat Race. In the meantime, the graffiti will be cleaned up. [WDRB] You probably want to see Chris Tobe provide testimony before the Louisville [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Guns · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Senate Race · South End · Taxes · Youth

Wealthy Love Tax Hikes On The Working Class

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

A wealthy school board member supports another rich guy’s regressive tax increase on the working poor? FROM TWITTER Surely not!

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Tags: Hype · Taxes

It’s All Puppies & Rainbows This Friday Morning

March 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The University of Louisville School of Medicine has been placed on probation by its accrediting body, according to a press release issued Thursday. [WDRB] A consulting firm that created a reorganization plan for the troubled Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District also has worked for more than one large company that the public agency regulates [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Dogs · Economy · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · University of Louisville

Downtown Grocery? Yes, Please, Says Everyone

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two national developers announced plans Thursday to build a 600-room hotel, upscale grocery store and 200-unit apartment complex downtown – a project Mayor Greg Fischer called a “huge leap forward” for the Louisville area. Here’s hoping Cordish doesn’t ruin it. [WDRB] Convention and tourism officials have cobbled together a financial plan to pay the $175 [...]

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Tags: Cable · Congress · Construction · Death · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · State Government · Taxes

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

Your Tax Dollars Helped Pay For This Thing

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yes, Louisville, your tax dollars helped pay for an application that puts words on pictures: FROM A PROMOTIONAL VIDEO Here’s the rub: Thanks to our sponsors Louisville Downtown Partnership and Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau we have teamed up with Over to make something very special for our city: Louisville Love. Much like Cape Town [...]

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Tags: Possibility City · Taxes

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

The Highlands Bank Robbery Is An Insane Story

February 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We can’t decide if this is worthy of a cringe or not. Josh Young, the teen who last year was found not guilty of killing his 14-year-old stepbrother, is taping an upcoming appearance on Dr. Phil. [WDRB] Basically, nothing has changed and polls this early unfortunately don’t mean much. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes holds a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Highlands · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Polls · Taxes

How Many More New Taxes Do You Want To Pay?

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration received eight “wide ranging” responses to its request for a vendor interested in wiring homes and businesses with super-fast fiber Internet connections, said Ted Smith, chief of Louisville Metro Economic Growth & Innovation. [WDRB] How on earth can the paper write zoning stories about Bill Bardenwerper without mentioning his ties [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Possibility City · Religion · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Technology · Weather · Zoning

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