January 11, 2012 - 6:33pm
None of this means, however, that Fischer’s appointment of a sustainability czar is anything other than a silly and wasteful act of leftist symbolism. “Sustainability” is a neo-Marxian buzzword for an expansion of governmental control over private market decision-making, in an effort to stem a non-existent “ecological crisis.”
Louisville’s new mayor, Greg Fischer, delivered today on one of his main campaign promises: He appointed Louisville Metro Government’s first Director of Sustainability. And, no, it wasn’t Jackie Green; it was a woman named Maria Koetter.
December 19, 2011 - 9:15am
Yesterday, Occupy Louisville met about the city's decision to revoke their tents and effectively evict them from Founders Square at 5th & Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer seems to be of the misguided impression that protesters aren't going to protest.
It would seem that Mayor Greg Fischer has had his fill of Occupy Louisville. After meeting with city officials this past Friday, protesters were politely informed that their permit for Founders Square is getting renewed for 2012, but without any sort of structure to keep them warm at night. No...
December 18, 2011 - 8:44pm
“After reviewing the report released today by State Auditor Crit Luallen, it is clear there are significant problems at MSD that will erode the public’s trust in the agency if immediate changes are not made,” Fischer said. “The changes that I am announcing will begin a new era at MSD.”
The stink emanating from the headquarters of Louisville’s Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is not from the sewers themselves, but from a number of things hitting the fan last Friday; not the least of which was a scathing, 142-page audit report from Kentucky’s State Auditor Crit Luallen...
December 16, 2011 - 7:30am
Local news for Dec. 16, 2011
"Senate President David Williams, who lost a bid for governor this year, will keep his leadership position in the legislature. Williams, a Burkesville Republican who has headed the Senate since 2000, said after a retreat Thursday for Senate Republicans that there will be no leadership changes...
December 15, 2011 - 9:02pm
"As both mayor, and as a father, the last thing I want to see happen is a child to have a finger blown off or have some other injury due to these more dangerous fireworks."
Louisville’s Metro government has finally jumped the shark in the matter of regulating fireworks in Derby City. If there ever was any doubt that our town is virtually devoid of adult leadership, the continuing fireworks farrago should remove it once and for all.