Louisville news: Begala's right, defund this anti-public-assistance welfare state edition [News]

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  • "Democratic consultant Paul Begala has penned an op-ed for The Daily Beast arguing that the small government rhetoric of Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, and Representative Hal Rogers is hypocritical, given Kentucky’s dependence on federal money." [WFPL]
  • "Outgoing Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman has been named as a finalist to lead a school district in Eugene, Ore., he confirmed Thursday." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Louisville’s adult entertainment ordinance bans nudity at strip clubs and imposes other restrictions. But according to a Fox41 report, it may also keep conventions out of town.The story presents the case of one visitor to the annual Farm Machinery Show who says he would rather stay home than attend a convention in a city without nude dancers. But he’s the only person quoted in the Fox41 story who says he would not return to Louisville if the ordinance stands. No one else in the story has a firsthand account, though two interviewees offer anecdotes." [WFPL]

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About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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