Louisville news: Capitalism edition [News]

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  • “An amendment to the vendors, peddlers and solicitors ordinance has moved through the Public Safety committee and will be on this week’s Metro Council agenda. The amendment, prepared by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s office, is aimed at making it easier for food-truck owners to operate in the city.” [Business First]

 

  • “The musicians of the Louisville Orchestra met late Tuesday at the office of Local 11-637 of the American Federation of Musicians on Bardstown Road and voted unanimously by secret ballot to reject the most recent proposal submitted by management on November 11.” [WDRB]

 

 

  • “Ford is rolling out its big product, the new Escape, which is made in Jefferson County. The company spent more than $600 million to update the Louisville Assembly Plant to produce the new model which was debuted Wednesday at the Los Angeles Car Show.” [WAVE]

 

  • Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell today called on majority Democrats in the Senate to approve the EPA Regulatory Relief Act. The bill would repeal limits on mercury and other emissions from cement kilns, as well as change the law by eliminating any deadlines for compliance with new federal pollution standards.” [WFPL]
     



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