Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is continuing his block on a bill that would update safety regulations on natural gas pipelines. Paul met with members of the National Transportation Safety Board about the matter today. The legislation was introduced in response to an explosion at a gas pipeline in San Bruno, California last year that killed… Continue reading Paul Meets With NTSB to Discuss Pipeline Hold
Bankruptcy isn’t a new idea to the Louisville Orchestra—its leaders nearly declared it in 2006. And they wouldn’t have been alone. In recent years, ensembles in San Jose, San Antonio and Honolulu have all gone through bankruptcy proceedings.
When Louisville Metro Councilman George Unseld died in June, a special election was ordered to elect someone to fill the remaining two years of his term.
Four candidates are actively campaigning for the seat, and they all face a tough fight for what may be the busiest job on the Metro Council.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 9pm Producer: Vermont Public Radio Listen Again Same-sex marriage is one of the more controversial issues of our time. States Of Marriage: The Debate Over Gay Rights provides meaning and context not only to Vermont’s history with this issue, but tells the national story as well. Ten years ago in December,… Continue reading States of Marriage
Wondering how the California Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold a ban on gay marriage will play out in Louisville? Here are a few links to follow:
The Fairness Campaign will hold a rally Tuesday night to protest the California Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the controversial Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban.
Top news outlets, including the Associated Press, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that the Obama administration is poised to announce, possibly as early as Tuesday, a one-size-fits-all standard for fuel efficiency for all cars and light trucks by 2016.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the nation’s first bill to take a comprehensive whack at sprawl. The bill’s main mechanism is links the transportation funding the California doles out with state climate policies.