Chief White Addresses Departure, Legacy

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White insists there are several qualified candidates within the department who could replace him, but Mayor Greg Fischer will make the ultimate decision. Last Friday, the mayor’s office announced White was stepping down as the first chief in Metro Government history to become the chief of police in Denver. White […]

Williams Attacks Abramson in New Ad

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams released a new campaign ad Tuesday that criticizes former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, who is the running mate of Democratic Governor Steve Beshear in the fall election. The 30-second spot features the two men from previous Williams commercials talking about controversies from Abramson’s tenure as mayor and his positions on […]

Lawmakers Question Mayoral Fund

Leaders of the Louisville Metro Council are voicing concern about purchases made from a discretionary fund by Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson during his tenure as mayor. Council members have suggested a number of possible actions regarding the mayoral fund, from tighter restrictions on the current administration, calling Abramson to testify before the Government […]

Religion Could Play Silent Role in Gubernatorial Race

Candidates in the 2011 Kentucky gubernatorial race all agree religion shouldn’t play a role in the campaign, but that doesn’t mean former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson’s Jewish heritage won’t be an issue in rural parts of the commonwealth. With Kentucky’s Jewish population less than one percent, anti-Semitic sentiments in the state have been whispered behind […]

Unchecked Mayoral Fund Raises Questions

During his last term as mayor of Louisville, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson spent over $180,000 from an unchecked discretionary fund with little to no documentation. The expenditures have raised more serious questions about the lack of transparency and poor oversight in city spending. While many procurements appear innocuous and well-intentioned, such as a […]

RPK Demands Abramson Reimburse Louisville Taxpayers

Highlighting controversies from his last term as mayor of Louisville, the Republican Party of Kentucky is calling on Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson to reimburse Metro Government $85,000 due to a former assistant’s salary. Last year, longtime employee Carol Butler, a personal friend of Abramson who served as his special assistant, resigned after an […]