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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Fischer'

Polls, Polls, Polls, It’s Nonstop Polls These Days!

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes pushed back Wednesday against public polling that shows U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a growing lead in Kentucky, releasing an internal poll that shows a race to be a dead-heat. [H-L] Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Do You Even Remember September 11, 2001, Kids?

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Eastern Kentucky University professor testified Tuesday in front of a Senate committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to local police forces. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul blasted police militarization at a congressional hearing Tuesday, catching off guard a Pentagon official, who could not explain why local cops need 12,000 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Republicans & Democrats Work Together In Louisville To Investigate Greg Fischer’s Scandal

September 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Wanna see what can happen when a bi-partisan group of councilfolks can accomplish when they work together? … Miss yesterday’s Metro Council ad-hoc committee on Metro Animal Services? We mentioned some highlights yesterday. But now it’s time to see video highlights. We’ve broken down the important bits into ten parts. If you want to see [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Greg Fischer · Investigation

What The Heck, Shevawn? What Is Going On?

September 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

How is this even a story? Really? Jamie Comer is screwed because Richie Farmer is a criminal sitting in prison? The early desperation is strong. [H-L/AP] Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gas hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Jamie Comer Finally Made It Official For 2015

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer formally entered the 2015 race for governor on Tuesday in front of hundreds of hometown supporters in an ambitious campaign rollout more than a year before the election. [WKYT] Members of Fayette County Public Schools’ Equity Council are calling for the district to eliminate most out-of-school suspensions and suggesting that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Spotted

Greg Fischer Screws LMAS More With New Hire

September 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What happens when Louisville’s mayor, Greg Fischer, tries to get involved with the long-troubled Louisville Metro Animal Services? Nope, he doesn’t just get caught by us. He doesn’t just become the focus of an investigative body of the Louisville Metro Council. His administration doesn’t just fall into the center of a criminal investigation. He hires [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer

Scandal: Hearings, Coverup, Criminal Investigation

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

We’ve purposefully kept coverage of Louisville Metro Animal Services confined to The ‘Ville Voice over the years because we know it doesn’t matter to most folks out in the state. But hoo boy! Sometimes a story gets so crazy that we have to share what’s going on. Especially when failed former U.S. Senate candidate Greg [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Greg Fischer · Investigation

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Hell Has Frozen Over In The State’s Largest City

August 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections. She just wishes she could get that kind of service at her home, 20 miles from Kentucky’s State Capitol building. [H-L] In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown — as each side took stock of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Youth

Ferguson Highlights Our Sad National Disgrace

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Republicans demanded Tuesday that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes disclose more information about her campaign’s use of a bus and other services provided at seemingly discounted prices by a company her father owns. [H-L] The fight over whether shoppers should be allowed to tote guns openly in American businesses is about to spill [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Investigation · Law Enforcement · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money