Category Archives: good news

Big Four Bridge set for completion

In a project that officials say will further unite the region, the governors of Kentucky and Indiana announced that along with the city of Jeffersonville, the two states will allocate $22 million to complete the Big Four Bridge pedestrian and bicycle pathway to link Louisville and Southern Indiana. The agreement will turn the unused and […]

79-Percent of Americans Reject Dumb Reagan $50 Bill Idea

Since most of LEO’s readership is either (1) too young or (2) too high to remember America’s 40th president, the news that a Republican congressman wants to put The Gipper’s deflated, astrology-and-jellybeans-filled head on the $50 bill might not mean much to you, since young’ish stoners rarely come across any bill higher than a twenty […]

And in health

The following announcement is expected to be good news for a number of initiatives under the Louisville’s health department umbrella. From Business Wire: First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be joined by several high-ranking HHS officials to announce the release of new grants for communities […]

Lunchbox: Breakfast with Tyler

The wheels on the bus: TARC’s board of directors approved fewer service cuts than expected, but warned that eliminating other bus routes slated for cuts could be unavoidable. The Transit Authority of River City faces a $2 million budgetary shortfall. After listening to the concerns of riders, TARC officials say they still haven’t found a […]

Crit of the year

Bright news for the commonwealth came this morning when it was announced that State Auditor Crit Luallen has been named a 2009 “Public Official of the Year” by Washington D.C.-based magazine Governing for her positive impact on state government. The profile focuses on Luallen’s long-standing career as well as being “Frankfort’s Fiscal Enforcer” in the […]