Heiner Wins Republican Nomination for Louisville Mayor

by Stephanie Crosby Hal Heiner has clenched the Republican party nomination in the Louisville mayor’s race. The Metro councilman claimed more than 60-percent of the vote in yesterday’s election. His nearest competitor, Chris Theineman, tallied less than 30-percent of the vote. Heiner urged his supporters during his victory speech to help make the general election […]

Manual to Host Mayoral Forum Tomorrow

by Stephanie Crosby DuPont Manual High School will host a forum for Louisville mayoral candidates tomorrow afternoon. Tim Holman is a history and government teacher at the school and is the sponsor of Manual’s Young Democrats club, which is putting on the event with two other clubs. He says they’ve already taken questions from students […]

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 […]

Heiner Unveils Plan for Job, Economic Growth

Republican Hal Heiner released today his plan for creating jobs and economic development in Louisville. He’s among three Republicans pursuing the nomination in the Louisville mayor’s race. He says Louisvillians have complained for years that the General Assembly treats the city unfairly in the budget process. “What we need to do is build a statewide […]

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 […]

Pence Won't Run For Mayor

Former Kentucky Lt. Governor Steve Pence says he won’t be a candidate for Louisville mayor in 2010. Pence had been considering seeking the Republican nomination for the office, but has decided to continue with his private law practice. No other Republicans have formally announced for the office. Metro Councilman Hal Heiner says he’ll make a […]