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.

Next Louisville: The Democratic Mayoral Primary, Part One

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

King Unveils Economic Plan, Discusses Polls

Policy rollouts from candidates for mayor of Louisville continued Tuesday as Democrat Jim King unveiled his economic plan for the city. King’s plan calls for more support for small and local businesses. He cites the recent controversy over Baltimore-based developer Cordish’s use of a forgivable loan as something he would avoid if elected. “We should… Continue reading King Unveils Economic Plan, Discusses Polls

Birth Of A Budget

The Tandys’ child is due on May 11th. So is the council’s assignment. They have to come together and tell the mayor how they would like money to be taken out of the budget, if the city’s team of economists predicts flat or negative growth for the next fiscal year.