November 18, 2011 - 4:40pm
A summary of local news for November 16, 2011
“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...
November 7, 2011 - 8:44pm
Sen. McConnell noted that, in the House of Representatives, a bipartisan effort to create jobs has resulted in the passage of more than 20 pieces of legislation designed to make it easier for small businesses to create jobs. Unfortunately, the Democratic majority in the Senate has prevented this legislation from being brought forward for a vote.
Kentucky’s senior senator, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, rose to the podium on the Senate floor Monday and called upon Senate Democrats and the President to work with Republicans on bipartisan proposals that can help create jobs. He allowed as how the Democrats may have...
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Local news for Nov. 4, 2011
"About 20 protesters camped out in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office today in an attempt to pressure the Kentucky Republican to support the Senate Democrats’ infrastructure jobs bill." [Roll Call]
November 1, 2011 - 5:48pm
This legislation was an innovative way to address our transportation infrastructure in Kentucky, and would have enabled us to repair our bridges and roads without adding to our deficit.
This morning, the U.S. Senate voted on an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2012 Appropriations bill offered by Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, that would fund construction efforts on America's most high-priority infrastructure needs without adding to our national debt.
October 31, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Oct. 31, 2011
"The Big 12 leaders voted to add West Virginia, rather than closer Big East rival Louisville, on Friday morning...'I'm not certain how everything went down, but they fought a good battle and won,' Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich said...Louisville made a late push for...