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.
Democratic mayoral candidates Jim King and Tyler Allen spoke out Tuesday about proposals to impose tolls to pay for new bridges over the Ohio River in Louisville.
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
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
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.
“Usually the only time you would see the mayor and the Metro Council in the same room is when the mayor comes over and presents the budget for the coming year, and that’s usually done in the very end of May,” says Majority Caucus Spokesperson Tony Hyatt.
The Louisville Metro Council’s Government Accountability and Oversight committee is preparing to review an ordinance that increases transparency for city spending.
Louisville Metro Councilman Jim King formally declared his candidacy for Metro Mayor Wednesday.
The budget for the next fiscal year in Louisville is not yet complete, but Mayor Jerry Abramson says a drop in revenues is likely.
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.