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James Ramsey still UofL president — doesn’t resign to new board, and trustees don’t ask for resignation

July 13, 2016 superuser 0

UofL President James Ramsey (right) opened the Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday by introducing Gov. Matt Bevin (left), who then expressed his confidence in the new trustees he recently appointed

Despite a previous pledge to offer his resignation as president of the University of Louisville at the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees, Dr. James Ramsey remains in that position after Wednesday’s meeting. During a closed executive session of the board on Wednesday — their first meeting since Gov. Matt Bevin signed executive orders to […]

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Guest Commentary: #CutTheTape on outdated regulations

July 13, 2016 superuser 0

Greater Louisville Inc. CEO Kent Oyler

By Kent Oyler | CEO of GLI GLI is supporting Gov. Matt Bevin’s Red Tape Reduction Initiative, and business leaders must make their voices heard. It’s time to blow the dust off all those old and outdated regulations, hundreds of which haven’t been reviewed in over 40 years. There are currently more than 4,500 administrative […]

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UofL Board of Trustees Chairman Junior Bridgeman now says President Ramsey offered resignation in executive session

July 13, 2016 superuser 0

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University of Louisville Board of Trustees chairman Junior Bridgeman issued a statement on Thursday saying President James Ramsey did in fact offer his resignation during an executive session on Wednesday — a statement that contradicts what the newly elected board chair told reporters after the meeting adjourned. As previously reported by Insider Louisville, the embattled UofL president had indicated […]

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Hundreds show up for ‘Breaking White Silence’ rally at LMPD HQ

July 12, 2016 superuser 0

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Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Louisville Metro Police Department headquarters at Jefferson and Seventh streets on Monday for a rally dubbed “Breaking White Silence.” Showing Up for Racial Justice, a group of white activists working to break the cycle of racial injustice, organized the event to mourn the recent shooting deaths of two black men, […]

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State House task force examines poverty and housing needs for vulnerable Kentuckians

June 1, 2016 superuser 0

The House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians had its first meeting in Louisville on Wednesday

The newly formed House Task Force on Vulnerable Kentuckians had its first meeting in Louisville on Wednesday, discussing widespread poverty across the state and lack of affordable housing available for families struggling to support themselves. Last month, House Speaker Greg Stumbo formed the bipartisan task force, which will hold meetings in each of Kentucky’s six congressional […]

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