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Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

February 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Last week Governor Steve Beshear focused on the Earned Income Tax Credit:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Video

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

Yep, This Round-Up Is Kind Of A Drag Today

January 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the slaying of a Kentucky distillery worker. [WDRB] A consulting firm that won $1.1 million in University of Louisville contracts — virtually all without bids — to evaluate [...]

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Tags: Construction · Death · Indiana · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · Water

Do You Want To Pay Higher Taxes, Louisville?

January 17th, 2014 · 5 Comments

In June of 2013, there were changes made to overhead lighting on the Clark Memorial Bridge. It was removed after a piece of an arm that held lighting fell down. [WDRB] Residents can now pay for parking at all Louisville curbside parking meters using only their phone, the Parking Authority of River City said. [C-J/AKN] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Taxes

We’re Stuck Wondering Who’ll Replace Ward-Pugh

January 2nd, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s truly unfortunate that televised media in Louisville has chosen to focus on one incident that may not be much more than hype. Instead, Louisville’s press has been sitting on its hands for years when it comes to the hot mess that is Metro Animal Services. It’s much worse than a case or two of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Greg Fischer · Guns · Horse Industry · Hype · Indiana · Metro Council · Politics · Race · Taxes

Where’s The Reward $ For West End Murders?

December 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

The family of a Louisville man gathered today in his memory, three years after his murder. [WDRB] Joe Gerth is right that Mary Woolridge is a leftover turkey. Refusing to vote to remove a corrupt hack because of their race is about as low as low can go. [C-J/AKN] The Jefferson County Coroner has identified [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

What If The Kroger Victim Had Been Black?

November 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

The teevee people just realized there are homeless students within Jefferson County Public Schools. Just having food to eat and a roof over their head is a real worry for thousands of JCPS students. [WDRB] Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell, who has tangled with district judges, is changing his office policy to allow his assistants [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Death · Economy · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Poverty · Race · Rumors · Taxes · Youth

That School Bus Story Still Terrifies Us All

November 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Maybe Greg Fischer should have thought about the bazillions of cities in this state before pushing a local option like crazy? Especially in a city like Louisville that contains tons of other cities within it that happen to be home to a majority of Louisville’s major shopping centers. [WDRB] A federal judge will rule [this] [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Death · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Poverty · TARC · Taxes · University of Louisville

Know How Many Kids In Louisville Are Homeless?

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Low-income Kentuckians working in Indiana would be eligible for a break on Ohio River bridge tolls under a plan to be considered in the 2014 General Assembly. [WDRB] One of Louisville’s historic landmarks is scheduled to reopen to the public next March after a $3.4 million renovation. The interior work is meant to bring the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Homeless · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

You’re Excited To Pay More Sales Taxes, Right?

October 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

Jeffersonville no longer plans to release the names of people not paying their sewage bills. Instead, the city will simply shut off the water service. [WDRB] Let’s not pretend this plan smells rosy. With Ken Herndon involved, it’s what we would call a disaster waiting to happen. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Animal Services and the Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · Possibility City · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth