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Republicans Fighting Against Fischer Tax Hike

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 [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · LG&E · Metro Council · Republican Party · Taxes

Fischer’s Outta Touch So He Gets Another Term

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just like Jerry. To say that people oppose Greg Fischer trying to jack taxes up for his games is an understatement. Everyone is talking about it: Louisville Residents Slam Mayor’s LG&E Fee [WFPL] Email comments overwhelmingly oppose LG&E fee [WAVE3] The reaction isn’t surprising, no. But what is? Greg Fischer still thinks it’s golden. He [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · LG&E · Taxes

Your Slow Memorial Day Morning Roundup Thing

May 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s Memorial Day and we’re taking it easy! Just a few posts today. Back to normal tomorrow. Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · LG&E · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes

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

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