February 16, 2012 - 5:35pm
I (heart) historic preservation
“It is important that government be open and accountable. We respect the Landmarks Commission and the work they do and we will continue to work with them. However, final determination should be made in an open process by the group elected and held accountable by the people of Louisville and not an appointed body,” says Yates.
A bi-partisan group of Metro councilmen has introduced some proposed changes to Louisville’s Landmarks Ordinance, and local preservationists have gotten their collective shorts in a knot.  In an editorial, the Courier-Journal characterizes this as a “War on Preservation:”
December 17, 2010 - 11:04am
Local news for Dec. 17, 2010
"Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell praised retiring colleague Jim Bunning on Thursday for his 'two Hall of Fame-worthy' careers in baseball and politics. McConnell, in a farewell tribute to Bunning, called the 79-year-old Kentuckian a man of principle." [Courier-Journal]"U.S. Rep. Baron Hill...
November 3, 2010 - 10:37pm
Local news for Nov. 3, 2010.
"From the earliest days of his campaign, even before his Republican primary victory that shook up the Kentucky political establishment, Rand Paul has pledged not to compromise. And that was the message he returned to on Tuesday night as he celebrated a Senate victory over his Democratic...