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.
The Bridges Authority is now figuring out how to pay for the project. Three candidates for mayor have spoken against high tolls on new bridges and any tolls on Spaghetti Junction. And, a recent poll showed the majority of Louisvillians opposed to the entire project.
Republican Mayoral Candidate Hal Heiner says he wants to see construction begin on an east-end bridge in the next four years. The plan is part of a new policy statement Heiner unveiled Tuesday.
by Stephanie Crosby The last day on the job for Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson’s spokesperson Chris Poynter is tomorrow. Poynter says he’s leaving the Abramson administration for a position with democrat Greg Fischer’s mayoral campaign. “I don’t think there is a current plan to fill my position, I think the duties here at the mayor’s… Continue reading Abramson Spokesperson Joins Fischer Campaign
by Stephanie Crosby As part of our news initiative “The Next Louisville”, WFPL has been looking into what residents of different parts of town are looking for in the next mayor… the next administration. Today, WFPL has a report on the causes, issues and concerns of residents and business owners in east Louisville. The east… Continue reading Next Louisville: What The East End Wants
Of the thirteen candidates running for mayor of Louisville, three live in west Louisville… When the area is the subject of conversation in the race for mayor, it’s often part of a discussion about crime. WFPL’s Gabe Bullard was in west Louisville recently, talking to residents about other issues in the upcoming election. He has this report as part of our “Next Louisville” initiative.