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”.
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
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