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Today's Opinions

  • Work looks to have paid off for county

     While nothing is final until the bill is approved and signed by the governor, it appears the hard work of local residents will pay off in the latest redistricting of legislative boundaries.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 01/18/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at how Bullitt County might fair following the redistricting of legislative districts by state government.

  • BBB names top 10 complaints and inquiries in 2011

    2011 proved to be a busy year for the BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky. Here is a snapshot of the services BBB provided:

    ·        Provided more than 612,000 BBB Business Reports online in 2011;

    ·        Provided more than 10,000 BBB Business Reports over the phone;

    ·        Closed more than 6,300 complaints.

  • School Board Recognition Month

     The five members of the Bullitt County Board of Education oversee a $100 million budget and make decisions about multimillion-dollar building projects. But they also make certain the individual child in the Bullitt County Public School district gets what he or she needs to successfully learn in school and beyond. All that is done in the face of shrinking state and federal dollars for education and tough economic times locally.

  • Session gets off to busy start in Frankfort

     FRANKFORT – At the start of each legislative session in even-numbered years, the governor appears before the General Assembly twice: First, to give the State of the Commonwealth address and then, later in the month, to present a two-year budget proposal.

  • General Assembly gets to work during second week

     FRANKFORT – The first week of the 2012 Session was a combination of the ceremonial and the new.

    We gaveled in on Tuesday of last week with the traditional establishment of the membership of the Senate and approval of our chamber’s rules. Over 200 bills have already been filed in the General Assembly and will start making their way through the committee process beginning in earnest this week.

  • Spill shows need to keep utilities in good shape

     Last month, the Bullitt County Sanitation District requested a 3 percent user fee increase over each of the next three years. 

  • COYLE'S CORNER 01/11/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at how local officials are handling the topic of a potentially implemented sewage tax on Bullitt County residents.