School Board Candidates To Meet At Forum

The Jefferson County Association of School Administrators, the League of Women Voters and the Greater Louisville Alliance of Black School Educators will hear from the seven candidates for the two contested board seats on issues such as diversity, the new student assignment plan and initiatives involving the mayor’s office and JCPS.

Poll: Paul Leads Grayson; Mongiardo-Conway In Dead Heat

By Rick Howlett A new Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll finds Bowling Green opthalmologist Rand Paul maintaining a double-digit lead over Secretary of State Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat. In the Democratic race, the poll has Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo with a one point lead over Attorney General Jack Conway. The […]

Poll: Many Voters Undecided In Mayor's Race

By Rick Howlett Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Chris Thieneman hold narrow primary leads in a Courier Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll of voters in the Louisville mayor’s race published today, but many of those surveyed say they’re undecided about the election. Twenty percent of Democratic voters surveyed said they would cast their ballot for Fischer. Metro […]

Fischer Presents Jobs, Economic Plan

Louisville mayoral candidate Greg Fischer Tuesday presented his jobs and economic development proposal for the city.                      The Democrat says improving the city’s and the region’s transportation infrastructure is a key element of his plan and that includes the Ohio River Bridges Project. “We must connect, correct and improve cross-river mobility bystarting with the east end […]

Mayoral Forum Set For Tuesday Evening

At least eight of the candidates for Louisville mayor will take part in a forum Tuesday night, sponsored by ten local social justice organizations. Chris Hartman with the Fairness Campaign says the event begins at 6:00pm at the Metro United Way Building at 334 East Broadway. “Each of the ten co-sponsoring organizations has pre-sumitted one […]

Rep. Ron Paul To Raise Funds For Son In Louisville

From Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio/WKYU, Bowling Green U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will get some help from his father this weekend. Texas Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul will headline a fundraiser Saturday in Louisville. Rand Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor, says this will likely be his father’s only trip to Kentucky […]

Jim King Files For Mayor

He’s been campaigning for months, but Louisville Metro Councilman Jim King made it official Monday and filed his candidacy papers to run for mayor. King is a Democrat who was first elected to the Metro Council in 2004, representing Louisville’s 10th district. He has served as council president is currently the chairman of the budget […]