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.

Green Drops Out Of Race, Endorses Fischer

Green previously told WFPL he would endorse Fischer if Fischer promised to, if elected, give “real power” the Metro Government Office of Sustainability and consult with the Green campaign staff before appointing a director. In a statement, Fischer says he will “consult with Green to provide significant input to help structure that office.”

In Depth: Tea Party And Outside Forces Will Likely Have Little Effect On Mayor’s Race

For months, pundits and political observers have offered various insights into the 2010 elections. This could be a big year for the Tea Party, for mainstream Republicans, for moderates or for challengers to incumbents. But those are national predictions.

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.