Mike O’Connell, Jefferson County Attorney, and the Price of “Loyalty”.

by Michael Stevens “It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.” Robert C. Byrd A recent op-ed from the Courier-Journal discussed how elected government officials in Jefferson County have expected their employees to contribute financially to their re-election coffers. For example, the Jefferson County Attorney’s office … Continue reading Mike O’Connell, Jefferson County Attorney, and the Price of “Loyalty”.

WDRB: When did mayor learn about LMPD sex abuse allegations? Police chief deposition raises questions

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 4:35 PM ESTUpdated: Nov 22, 2017 5:00 PM EST By Jason Riley Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has said multiple times in recent months that he first learned of sexual abuse allegations in the police department’s Explorer program in October 2016 – just before the scandal became public … Continue reading WDRB: When did mayor learn about LMPD sex abuse allegations? Police chief deposition raises questions

Courier-Journal: County attorney accused of ‘political stunt,’ he says 2 councilmen are breaking the law

Phillip M. Bailey, Louisville Courier JournalPublished 11:08 a.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018 | Updated 4:52 p.m. ET Feb. 16, 2018   (Photo: Courier-Journal) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 3COMMENTEMAILMORE Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the percentage fee Councilman Brent Ackerson said he took for the EMT case. This has been fixed. Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell is once … Continue reading Courier-Journal: County attorney accused of ‘political stunt,’ he says 2 councilmen are breaking the law