Mayoral candidates Hal Heiner, Greg Fischer and Jackie Green discussed issues related to Southwest Louisville during a Wednesday night forum on the Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Valley Station.
Heiner has previously stated his opposition to using tolls over one dollar to finance two new bridges and a reworked Spaghetti Junction. The mayor does not have a direct say in the Ohio River Bridges Authority’s decisions on the project. But Heiner says he would lobby the authority to keep tolls low.
The Bluegrass Poll of 538 likely voters was conducted last Thursday through Sunday. It shows Hal Heiner and Greg Fischer each receiving 45 percent support. The poll has a margin of error of 4.3 percentage points.
by Stephanie Crosby Hal Heiner has clenched the Republican party nomination in the Louisville mayor’s race. The Metro councilman claimed more than 60-percent of the vote in yesterday’s election. His nearest competitor, Chris Theineman, tallied less than 30-percent of the vote. Heiner urged his supporters during his victory speech to help make the general election… Continue reading Heiner Wins Republican Nomination for Louisville Mayor
by Stephanie Crosby DuPont Manual High School will host a forum for Louisville mayoral candidates tomorrow afternoon. Tim Holman is a history and government teacher at the school and is the sponsor of Manual’s Young Democrats club, which is putting on the event with two other clubs. He says they’ve already taken questions from students… Continue reading Manual to Host Mayoral Forum Tomorrow
Louisville mayoral candidate Greg Fischer Tuesday presented his jobs and economic development proposal for the city. The Democrat says improving the city’s and the region’s transportation infrastructure is a key element of his plan and that includes the Ohio River Bridges Project. “We must connect, correct and improve cross-river mobility bystarting with the east end… Continue reading Fischer Presents Jobs, Economic Plan
At least eight of the candidates for Louisville mayor will take part in a forum Tuesday night, sponsored by ten local social justice organizations. Chris Hartman with the Fairness Campaign says the event begins at 6:00pm at the Metro United Way Building at 334 East Broadway. “Each of the ten co-sponsoring organizations has pre-sumitted one… Continue reading Mayoral Forum Set For Tuesday Evening
Republican Hal Heiner released today his plan for creating jobs and economic development in Louisville. He’s among three Republicans pursuing the nomination in the Louisville mayor’s race. He says Louisvillians have complained for years that the General Assembly treats the city unfairly in the budget process. “What we need to do is build a statewide… Continue reading Heiner Unveils Plan for Job, Economic Growth
He’s been campaigning for months, but Louisville Metro Councilman Jim King made it official Monday and filed his candidacy papers to run for mayor. King is a Democrat who was first elected to the Metro Council in 2004, representing Louisville’s 10th district. He has served as council president is currently the chairman of the budget… Continue reading Jim King Files For Mayor
Former Kentucky Lt. Governor Steve Pence says he won’t be a candidate for Louisville mayor in 2010. Pence had been considering seeking the Republican nomination for the office, but has decided to continue with his private law practice. No other Republicans have formally announced for the office. Metro Councilman Hal Heiner says he’ll make a… Continue reading Pence Won't Run For Mayor