Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer http://wuky.org en Mayors Urge Ky. To Boost Number Of Engineering Graduates http://wuky.org/post/mayors-urge-ky-boost-number-engineering-graduates <p class="ap-story-p">The mayors of Kentucky's two largest cities made a pitch Monday to increase the number of homegrown engineers. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:18:31 +0000 Associated Press 41062 at http://wuky.org Mayors Urge Ky. To Boost Number Of Engineering Graduates Gray, Fischer Push For Local Option Sales Tax In Frankfort http://wuky.org/post/gray-fischer-push-local-option-sales-tax-frankfort <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray joined other officials to lobby for a Local Option Sales Tax before a legislative committee Wednesday. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:40:50 +0000 Josh James 38099 at http://wuky.org Gray, Fischer Push For Local Option Sales Tax In Frankfort Kentucky Metro Leaders to Draft Legislation for Local Option Sales Tax http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-metro-leaders-draft-legislation-local-option-sales-tax <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Though the effort for a local option sales tax lacks support from principals in the General Assembly, Mayor Greg Fischer and other leaders from Kentucky's largest communities still went to Frankfort on Tuesday to push for a constitutional amendment.</p><p></p><p>Calling themselves the Metropolitan Alliance for Growth, the group is creating its own draft of legislation for a local option sales tax—but they call it LIFT, for&nbsp;Local Investments for Transformation.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:57:29 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston 27216 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Metro Leaders to Draft Legislation for Local Option Sales Tax