June 16, 2011 - 6:41pm
Phony charges of racism may well be the last refuge of the scoundrel.
It now appears that supporters of disgraced Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green (Dem., 1st Dist.) are beginning to play the race card in her defense.  At a rally in support of Dr. Green last Tuesday, Gracie Lewis, who indicated she is one of Councilwoman Green’s constituents, asked...
June 13, 2011 - 6:54pm
The fat lady, of course, has not yet sung. But, she's warming up in the wings.
Louisville’s Metro Council announced late this afternoon that the process has begun to schedule a vote over whether to remove Dr. Judy Green from her position as 1st District Councilwoman, as recommended last Friday by the Metro Ethics Commission.
June 10, 2011 - 3:51pm
After months of investigation, Louisville's Metro Ethics Commission has unanimously voted to recommend that Councilwoman Judy Green be removed from office.
This afternoon, Louisville’s Metro Ethics Commission recommended the removal of Councilwoman Judy Green from office; finding that she violated ethics laws by mishandling funds and improperly paying extra money to her family members.  Handing down the harshest penalty available, the...
June 9, 2011 - 12:44pm
Not to be outdone, the Republicans are voluntarily giving up some of their pay. Will the rest of the Democrats follow?
On Monday, we reported that six Democrats on Louisville’s Metro Council indicated that they will participate in a week long voluntary furlough program, at the suggestion of Council President Jim King (D-10).   This is in keeping with Mayor Greg Fischer’s plan to require all...
June 6, 2011 - 11:14am
Some Democrats on Louisville's Metro Council will voluntarily give up $817 in pay, to help balance the City's budget.
A week ago, Louisville Metro Council President Jim King (D-10) sent a memo to the other 25 council members, suggesting that the participate Mayor Greg Fischer’s voluntary weeklong furlough program.  “I committed to encourage 100% participation among council members immediately...