Monthly Archives: July 2015

Meaningful Progress for Mental Health Courts

The Mayor’s Commission on Homelessness identified mental illness as a key factor in homelessness.   This is why part of the Commission’s recommendations included supporting the creation of a mental health court, which you can find on page 4 of the … Continue reading

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Enjoy Delicious Food, Support a Great Cause

Here’s your opportunity to have a great meal and do a good deed all at the same time. Be a part of  “Dine for a Cause” on Sunday, July 26th, 2105 at Stella’s Kentucky Deli from 4 – 9 pm.  A … Continue reading

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Resignation from CommerceLexington

The Herald-Leader ran a story on July 7, 2015 about my resignation from the board of CommerceLexington. The story is accurate. Here I simply provide a few additional pieces of information about my reasons for resigning, with the hope that … Continue reading

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Council Advances Minimum Wage Consideration

At  the Tuesday, June 7, 2015 work session (click here for video and navigate to council reports for minimum wage discussion), I made a motion to remove the issue of raising the minimum wage from the Budget, Finance, and Economic Development Committee … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Wins Early Legal Test

As noted in my previous blog post, the Council’s Budget, Finance, and Economic Development Committee voted to table the issue of minimum wage until the legal challenge to Louisville’s action to raise the wage is resolved.  The Lexington Herald-Leader provides … Continue reading

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