Category Archives: Jackie Green

Heiner calls on Fischer to release documents on Green endorsement

Accusing his opponent of trading a Metro government department for a political endorsement, Republican Hal Heiner has called on Democrat Greg Fischer to release all documents that were drafted with former mayoral candidate Jackie Green, an independent who withdrew after being promised “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office. Last Friday, Green stunned political observers […]

Green’s Twitter goes rogue

The volunteer who operates former independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green’s Twitter account must not have known about the announcement that their candidate was endorsing Democrat Greg Fischer. Check it out:

Green drops out, endorses Fischer

After being called a potential spoiler, independent Jackie Green has withdrawn from the race for mayor of Louisville to endorse Democrat Greg Fischer, who has promised that the bicycle advocate will have “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office in his administration. “Jackie represents an important and growing voice in our community. I appreciate his […]

Fischer persuading Green to drop out

After being called a potential spoiler in the race for mayor of Louisville, independent Jackie Green says members of Democrat Greg Fischer’s campaign are trying to persuade him to dropout before Election Day. The small business owner says he isn’t withdrawing, however. But he acknowledges that there are ongoing discussions with Fischer about adopting parts […]

Green barred from another debate

For the third time debate organizers have chosen to block independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green from a forum in the race for mayor of Louisville. The discussion hosted by the Louisville Forum will feature Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner, and is scheduled for this Wednesday at Noon. The decision to not invite Green, […]

Fischer waffles on ORBP

For months, Democratic mayoral candidate Greg Fischer has been steadfast in supporting the $4.1 Ohio River Bridges Project. However, the Louisville businessman wavered slightly at a recent press conference, saying there needs to be a plan B if the behemoth public works project isn’t financially feasible. From WHAS-11: Greg Fischer says he’s on board with […]

Green against SW Jeff. Co. coal plant

News that the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority offered $7 million in incentives to an Australian company to build a new coal-drying plant in southwest Jefferson County didn’t get much press attention, but independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green used the announcement to call for greener jobs in Louisville. From The Courier-Journal: White Energy would invest […]

Three men and Metro United Way

In Louisville, three mayoral candidates come together to cut an advertisement for a good cause. No, it’s not a joke but it makes for one akward commercial featuring Democrat Greg Fischer, Republican Hal Heiner and indepdenent Jackie Green. Check it out (h/t ‘Ville Voice): [youtube][/youtube]

Fischer ahead in cn|2 poll

A new independent mayoral poll conducted by cn|2 Politics has Democrat Greg Fischer ahead of Republican Hal Heiner in a close race for mayor of Louisville. And both major party candidates say they are happy with the results. The political website surveyed 502 likely voters in a poll conducted by Braun Research Inc., and it […]

Green invited to ‘hotel’ debate

After initially being barred from another debate, independent Jackie Green has been invited to today’s mayoral forum at the downtown Marriott, which is being sponsored by the Greater Louisville Hotel and Lodging Association. Last month, the group’s luncheon featured only Republican Hal Heiner and Democrat Greg Fischer, and its president said Green would be scheduled […]