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Today's News

  • LJ officials questioned on their roles at county meeting

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Less than a month after Lebanon Junction officials went before Bullitt Fiscal Court to speak out against an independent fire district, a local resident went to the council to ask why the city was intervening. 

    During the last regular meeting of the Lebanon Junction City Council, Bobby Hartlage asked, "Who authorized the mayor to go to fiscal court?"

  • Jett set to take similar position in Florida

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – When Dr. Swannie Jett looked to apply for the vacant position as director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, he had a vision.

         While seeing that the operations of the department were in excellent shape, Jett saw a bigger vision of becoming a leader in the community.

  • County, city reach deal on past due payroll tax

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A lawsuit involving Bullitt Fiscal Court and the city of Shepherdsville can now be placed into the rear-view mirror.

    The two parties have reached a settlement in regards to a conflict over occupational taxes not being withheld for county employees working within city limits.

    Shepherdsville city attorney Joe Wantland followed up an executive session of the Shepherdsville City Council by announcing that the county agreed to a payment amount of $56,001, ending any further litigation.

  • Bullitt EDA tabs former director of W.Va. post

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – A man who has led economic development efforts for an entire state is now leading that charge for Bullitt County.

         The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority has tabbed John R. Snider as its new executive director.

         He replaces Bob Fouts, who opted to not seek a renewal of his contract after nine years at the helm.

  • Butler's review of House efforts

     FRANKFORT — Public-pension reform moved closer to some sort of resolution in the House this week as the chamber approved its version of a pension overhaul bill, along with a separate bill that a majority of members say will generate necessary revenues to fund the system.

  • Greer on state pension, House activities

     We began the 2013 session with a commitment to reform the state pension system and establish a long-term dedicated funding source.  This week the House passed two measures that we believe meet those goals.

    An important point to realize is that our legislation does not raise taxes or change expanded gaming laws or lower retirement benefits for current employees and retirees.

  • Lack of Transparency in Frankfort Unfair to General Assembly, People We Serve

     FRANKFORT – Every year members of the Kentucky General Assembly descend on Frankfort to carry out the duties that our citizens expect to do.  That expectation includes making sure that the legislative process is open and transparent to all Kentuckians.

  • Sen. Paul views on School Choice, Sequester

     As Sen. Rand Paul's field representative for your county, I submit the following:

    1. An Op-Ed promoting School Choice

    America’s educational system is leaving behind anyone who starts with disadvantages, and that is wrong. Those born in poverty already face significant challenges. For those striving to climb the ladder of success, we must fix our schools.

    The question then bears asking: What is the best way? Let’s start with what we’ve tried.

  • Legislative assault on your property rights

     Again we face a decision on whether or not to ban smoking in all public places and in all places of employment in Kentucky. 

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MARCH 2013

     A list of Bullitt County Public Schools' calendar of events for March 2013. For more information call 860-8000.

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