A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on the Big Four Bridge today. Construction will now begin on re-decking the old railroad bridge across the Ohio River. Congressman John Yarmuth congratulated Governor Beshear, Louisville Mayor Fischer and Jeffersonville Mayor Tom Galligan for their teamwork on getting the project started. “This will be something that will bring us… Continue reading Construction Begins on Big Four Bridge Re-decking
In light of recent destruction caused by severe weather and tornadoes in the midwest, Louisville Metro Government officials are reminding citizens the city’s alert systems. Mayor Greg Fischer is encouraging Louisvillians to purchase weather radios or subscribe to text message alerts from media outlets. “A text alert could waken you,” Fischer says “but it could… Continue reading Mayor, MetroSafe Remind Citizens of Emergency Alerts
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer will introduce his budget for the next fiscal year on Thursday. The spending plan will make a number of one-time cuts to overcome a $22.5 million shortfall. But subsequent budget cuts will be grim. For the last few years, city budgets have become leaner and leaner. Since a full economic recovery… Continue reading Fischer Planning “Painful” Cuts Over Next Three Years
Earlier this week, Blue agreed to drop a lawsuit against the city in exchange for permission to destroy the buildings and help preserving or rebuilding the facades. Preservationists have criticized Fischer for not being transparent in his decision to make the deal, but Fischer dismisses those claims.
by Gabe Bullard Of the eight Democrats running for mayor of Louisville, three of them either hold or have previously run for public office. They are: Metro Councilmen David Tandy and Jim King and businessman and former U.S. Senate candidate Greg Fischer. In the first of two reports on the Democratic mayoral primary, WFPL’s Gabe… Continue reading Next Louisville: The Democratic Mayoral Primary, Part One
To mark Earth Day Thursday, Democratic mayoral candidate Greg Fischer unveiled his energy and environmental services plan for Louisville if elected.
Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner have pulled ahead in their respective primaries in the Louisville mayor’s race, according to a new poll.
The plan is essentially a list of general goals Fischer would like to accomplish if elected. He calls for a more diverse police force that can form better relationships with communities throughout the city, and a multi-departmental focus on youth and family services.
Democratic mayoral candidate Greg Fischer announced his plans for improving transparency in Metro Government Thursday.
Louisville developer Chris Thieneman has become the first Republican to announce his candidacy in the mayor’s race.