Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer marked his 100th day in office last week. The mayor has faced several challenges in that time, including union disputes, industrial accidents and troubled Metro departments. Facing a $22 million shortfall, Fischer will spend much of his next 100 days working on the city budget, which political observers say is the… Continue reading Allen Discusses Fischer’s Success, Challenges
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.
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.
Former Democratic mayoral candidate Tyler Allen has endorsed Republican Hal Heiner in the general election. Allen says he was influenced by Heiner’s stance on the Ohio River Bridges Project.
by Gabe Bullard Former Democratic mayoral candidate Tyler Allen says he will continue to push his signature issue in the general election, even though he’s no longer in the running. Allen finished fourth in last week’s Democratic primary. He ran a grassroots campaign focused on opposition to the Ohio River Bridges Project, and the possibility… Continue reading Tyler Allen Says Bridges Could Still Be An Issue In The Mayor's Race
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.
Given the crowded field, it’s possible that a candidate could win the primary with 25 to 30 percent of the vote…
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.
Transportation and education were among the main topics of discussion Thursday as nine candidates for Louisville mayor took part in a forum at DuPont Manual High School.
Democratic candidate for Louisville mayor Tyler Allen introduced his plan today (Thursday) for improving Louisville’s workforce.