Bill would allow Kentucky employers to fire, refuse to hire smokers

By Committee To Re-Elect Sean Delahanty Category: 2018 election, All News, Election 2018, In The Media, Lousiville, state, Updates Comments: No comment Tags: , , , ,
If a proposed bill passes, employees could fire or not hire people who smoke. | Photo by Ferran Jorda By Maytal Levi, Fox19For The Kentucky Enquirer A bill in the Kentucky’s Senate would allow employers to discriminate against cigarette smokers. Even if you smoke off the clock, employers could

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Commentary: Louisville can ‘Prosper’ with shared decision-making and neighborhood planning

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By Daniel DeCaro I take issue with the Insider Louisville article “Prosper Louisville: Does Louisville want regression or progress?” The article seems to suggest that some Louisville residents are “regressive” for strongly voicing their legitimate concerns about the proposed TopGolf project at

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Louisville Water boosts rates for 2019

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High on Louisville Water’s 2019 to-do list is completing the replacement of lead service lines. | Courtesy of Louisville Water Louisville Water Company’s rates will rise an average of 4 percent for most customers in 2019 after receiving approval from the Board of Water Works Tuesday, which also

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Housing Partnership Inc. plans mixed-use development for vacant warehouse on West Broadway

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Housing Partnership Inc. hopes to soon finalize its purchase of a long-vacant warehouse at 1405 W. Broadway, which it plans to revitalize with a mixed-use development. | Photo by Joe Sonka Housing Partnership Inc. hopes to soon finalize its purchase of a nearly century old warehouse on West

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Outgoing PVA Tony Lindauer terminating all of office’s employees in 11 days

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Jefferson County PVA Tony Lindauer | Photo via PVA website Outgoing Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator Tony Lindauer stated in an email to all staff in the office Monday morning that they would have their employment terminated when his term ends on Nov. 30. As for their possible

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Muslim woman says Metro Corrections violated her civil rights by forcing removal of hijab for mug shot

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Photo via Metro Department of Corrections website A Muslim woman who was arrested during an immigration protest this summer is asserting that city officials violated her civil rights by forcing her to remove her hijab headscarf for a mug shot, which was then posted on the Louisville Metro

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WLKY: Jeffersontown Kroger shooting suspect to be charged with federal hate crimes

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Mugshot of Gregory Alan Bush | Courtesy of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections The man accused of shooting and killing two people at the Kroger in Jeffersontown last month will be charged federally with hate crimes. Gregory Alan Bush faces a six-count federal indictment, including

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Over 60,000 LG&E customers in Louisville area still without power after last night’s ice storm

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LG&E and KU’s outage map for Jefferson County, as of 2 p.m. on Thursday | Screenshot With a total of more than 125,000 customers impacted, the ice storm that hit Kentucky Wednesday night ranks among the top 10 storms LG&E and KU has witnessed in its history, said a spokeswoman for the

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Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down medical review panels, upholds ‘right-to-work’ law

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Attorney General Andy Beshear (left) addressing the Kentucky Supreme Court in a 2017 hearing. | Photo by Joe Sonka The Kentucky Supreme Court Thursday issued opinions striking down the law creating medical review panels for medical malpractice lawsuits in the state and upholding the so-called

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Food truck owners, supporters ask council to abandon ordinance changes

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Dish on Market owner Marshall Grissom expressed his support for food trucks. | Screenshot of MetroTV For food truck owners and their supporters, a comment by Metro Councilman Stuart Benson, R-20, may have summed up their feelings best. “I hear people in the audience saying there is no problem,

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