Allen Discusses Fischer’s Success, Challenges

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer marked his 100th day in office last week. The mayor has faced several challenges in that time, including union disputes, industrial accidents and troubled Metro departments. Facing a $22 million shortfall, Fischer will spend much of his next 100 days working on the city budget, which political observers say is the… Continue reading Allen Discusses Fischer’s Success, Challenges

Fischer And Heiner Discuss Endorsements At Debate

The two candidates for Louisville Metro Mayor met for another debate Thursday, this time at the Rotary Club’s weekly meeting. The candidates spent several minutes discussing the politics of independent candidate Jackie Green’s decision to endorse Democrat Greg Fischer.

Moxley Endorses Heiner At Education Press Conference

Republican candidate for mayor Hal Heiner Thursday discussed his plans for improving Jefferson County Public Schools, and announced his latest endorsement. Heiner recently called for an end to the current student assignment plan in a television ad.

Tyler Allen Says Bridges Could Still Be An Issue In The Mayor's Race

by Gabe Bullard Former Democratic mayoral candidate Tyler Allen says he will continue to push his signature issue in the general election, even though he’s no longer in the running. Allen finished fourth in last week’s Democratic primary. He ran a grassroots campaign focused on opposition to the Ohio River Bridges Project, and the possibility… Continue reading Tyler Allen Says Bridges Could Still Be An Issue In The Mayor's Race

Heiner's Lead Grows, Fischer And King Gain In Latest Poll

A Bluegrass Poll commissioned by the Courier-Journal and WHAS11 shows the number of undecided voters in the Republican and Democratic primaries shrinking by about half. Benefiting from the drop are Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner. Fischer now holds 42 percent of the vote among Democrats, marking an 11 point increase from a similar poll released last month. Behind Fischer is Metro Councilman Jim King, who gained eight points and holds 21 percent of the vote. King has overtaken fellow Councilman David Tandy, who dropped to third with 13 percent of the vote. He previously polled at 16 percent.