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Eight to Watch - April 2017

The 2017 Legislature is well underway. Bills are heading now into conference committee where final amendments and testimony will be deliberated prior to floor votes and (for bills that pass) ultimately the Governor’s desk. 532 more words

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Reduction in LG&E Monthly Basic Service Charge Increases A Win for Low-Income Individuals and Energy Conservation

Earlier this year, when LG&E requested significant gas and electric rate increases – including an enormous increase in monthly basic service charges – Metro Council urged Louisville Metro to intervene in the case.    182 more words

Neighborhoods

The PIE FACE CHALLENGE

This article from David Wilson of Itemlive.com introduces a young man named Andrew Billeveau. See the article where Andrew talks about his gastroparesis and how to raise money and awareness he took part in  87 more words

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Sustainability Story: Public Tree Ordinance

I am proud to be the co-sponsor of a Public Tree Ordinance, which was filed on Monday, December 5.  Councilwoman Cheri Bryant-Hamilton is the other co-sponsor.  512 more words

Louisville Metro

Council Members Hollander and Hamilton introduce tree ordinance for consideration

Metro Councilmembers Bill Hollander (D-9) and Cheri Bryant-Hamilton (D-5) announced today that they have introduced an ordinance relating to Louisville Metro trees. 

Adoption of such an ordinance was the very first of 41 recommendations in the 2015 Louisville Urban Tree Canopy Assessment. 527 more words

Louisville Metro

URGENT: 21st Century Cures Act needs your support RIGHT NOW

Patient Alert: In a much more rapid fashion than expected, the House of Representatives is currently voting on a final version of the 21st Century Cures Act. 201 more words

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Amitriptyline: A Sound Release

by Rita Griffin

Both constant and periodic vomiting and nausea plagued my son off and on for several years during high school. When he entered college in 2011, the frequency of stomach upsets increased. 866 more words

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