Yarmuth Reacts To Health Care Summit

By Rick Howlett Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says he believes Thursday’s health care summit in Washington gave those who watched it a better understanding of the alternatives available for overhauling the system, but there’s still a wide gap between Democrats and Republicans on the issue. Yarmuth, a Democrat says GOP lawmakers are holding fast […]

GOP's Hausman Running For Congress

A Louisville businessman has joined the list of Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for the Third District congressional seat held by Democrat John Yarmuth. Financial advisor Larry Hausman officially launched his campaign with a rally Monday morning at Bowman Field. He says he was spurred to action by what he calls “out of control” federal […]

Mayor Predicts Boost In Stimulus Jobs Next Year

Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says he expects the number of local jobs created by the federal stimulus package to increase sharply with the return of warm weather next year. As of mid-November, about 562 local jobs had been created with the help of funds from the stimulus package passed by Congress early this year. Abramson […]

McConnell Expects Large Stimulus Proposal From Obama

As city, county and state government leaders look for ways to close their budget shortfalls, they’re hoping that some help will come soon from Washington. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says he expects the Obama adminstration to propose a large economic stimulus package, but he can’t speak to reports that there will be a […]

McConnell Undecided On Auto Bailout

U-S Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says he’s not sure yet which approach he supports to help the nation’s domestic automakers out of their financial predicament. The leaders of GM, Ford and Chrysler have been making their case this week in Washington for a $34 billion government bailout. McConnell and his Capitol Hill colleagues will […]