September 15, 2011 - 7:00am
A summary of local news for September 15, 2011
• Seven Counties Services kicks the Xanax habit, New York Times takes notice. [New York Times] • Humana’s hiring, but can you get there? [WAVE]
September 14, 2011 - 6:00am
Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul have been eerily silent on the Sherman Minton bridge problem. John Yarmuth, on the other hand, is doing the work of government like only a person who believes in government can.
Of Louisville's three elected representatives in Washington, only John Yarmuth seems to be on top of the Sherman Minton Bridge problem. So much so that if it re-opens, I suggest that we give credit where credit is due and rename it the Yarmuth-Minton Bridge.
September 8, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Sept. 8, 2011
"Last Fall, George W. Bush’s memoir revealed the stunning revelation that Mitch McConnell, in September of 2006 — while he was calling people al-Qaeda-appeasing cut-and-runners for wanting to start withdrawing troops from Iraq — was privately telling Bush to start withdrawing...
August 18, 2011 - 6:08am
Local news for Aug. 18, 2012
"Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will appear at a fund-raiser for the Republican gubernatorial slate of David Williams and Richie Farmer and the state Republican Party on Aug. 25 in Louisville, the campaign said Wednesday. U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Louisville also will...
August 10, 2011 - 12:01pm
"My main criteria for selecting members was to identify serious, constructive senators who are interested in achieving a result that helps to get our nation's fiscal house in order. That means reforming entitlement programs that are the biggest drivers of our debt, and reforming the tax code in a way that makes us more competitive and leads to more American jobs. The goal is to achieve a result that convinces Americans and the world that we're committed as a nation to prosperity for all our citizens."
Kentucky’s senior senator, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, announced today his appointments to the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction tasked with reducing the deficit by $1.5 trillion more than the cuts already identified in the Budget Control Act. McConnell...