Alleging Fischer Misled Donors, Local Businessman Joins KREF Complaint

Louisville businessman Ed Hart says Mayor Greg Fischer misled donors about how their contributions to his inauguration were spent, according to documents filed with the Kentucky Registry of Election. The paperwork was submitted to the state agency a month after an initial complaint was filed by Metro Council candidate Curtis Morrison. The case alleges Fischer […]

Council Candidate Files KREF Complaint Against Fischer

Louisville Metro Council candidate Curtis Morrison has filed a complaint against Mayor Greg Fischer with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. The mayor has been criticized for continuing to raise funds while in office to pay down his personal campaign debt. Local business leaders have complained that funds meant for his inauguration celebration were given […]

Council Candidates Feature Notable Activists

Candidates for the Louisville Metro Council in next year’s election include a Tea Party activist, real estate agent and unemployed trucker driver. In Metro Government history, voters have unseated only three incumbents. In 2006, Judy Green beat Leonard Watkins in District 1 in the Democratic primary. Last year, Democrat David Yates beat Republican Doug Hawkins […]

Candidates Begin Filing for Council Elections

Eight District Councilman Tom Owen isn’t surprised another Democrat wants to unseat him. “No one filed for the seat four years ago in either the primary or the general election. I certainly did not assume that I would draw a bye again,” he says. Filing for the 2012 elections began last week. Community activist Curtis […]

Officials Defend GLI After Lackluster Review From Brookings

Tomorrow, the mayors of Louisville and Lexington will announce the details of a study from the Brookings Institution on the potential for a super region between the two cities. The last Brookings study of Louisville was critical of several economic development efforts, including the city/county merger, the Bucks for Brains program and the creation of […]

Bridges Public Hearing Draws Impatience, Complaints About Tolls

The first of two public comment hearings on the Ohio River Bridges Project was last night  in Clarksville. Curtis Morrison with Say No 2 Bridge Tolls was in attendance to criticize the process. “I have an issues with this being called a public input meeting,” Morrison said “when the governors and mayor got together and […]