Paul says federal agencies, like the Environmental Protection Agency, have too much power. He says the EPA is an “out of control bureaucracy that needs to be restrained.”
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.
U.S. Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway traded barbs today in a forum sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau. The two fielded questions on agricultural issues from bureau board members during the two-hour event in Louisville.
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 […]
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 […]
By Rick Howlett Indiana Congressman Baron Hill announced today he will not seek his party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by fellow Democrat Evan Bayh. Bayh announced this month he would not seek re-election. Hill had been mentioned as a possible primary candidate for the seat, but said today he will endorse […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]