Local/Regional News
9:21 am
Thu August 19, 2010

Gray Releases Campaign Platform

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Lexington mayoral candidate Jim Gray's platform for the Nov. 2nd general election includes ideas on 13 issues facing central Kentucky. Gray currently serves as the city's Vice-Mayor and is running against incumbent Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry.

Gray released a booklet Wednesday titled Fresh Start Plan[PDF]. Ideas contained in the 36-page-document include elevating economic development to a cabinet-level position, reforming the city's Internal Audit Board, and creating a commissioner for Preservation, Planning, and Economic Innovation.

Newberry's campaign calls the plan "a bunch ofinitiatives that Mayor Newberry has already completed or started."