Greg Fischer

Local/Regional News
7:26 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Fischer, 17 Other Mayors Want Limits On Use Of Food Stamps To Buy Soda

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer
Credit lanereport.com

NEW YORK-- Greg Fischer, the mayor of Louisville, Ky., is among those in 18 cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, who are reviving a push against letting government food vouchers be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.

In a letter to congressional leaders Tuesday, the mayors say it's "time to test and evaluate approaches limiting" the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

Read more
Local/Regional News
2:37 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Lexington And Louisville Mayors Push For Pension Reform

Mayor Jim Gray addresses an impromptu meeting of Kentucky mayors at a press conference in Frankfort Monday.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

FRANKFORT, Ky. - State and local officials, including Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, came together in Frankfort today to press for action to address rising pension costs.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:07 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Mayors of Louisville, Lexington Make Friendly Wager on Final Four Game

Photo by Britney McIntosh / UK Athletics

FRANKFORT, Ky.  Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer presented his Lexington counterpart with a bottle of Woodford Reserve Bourbon today as part of a friendly wager on who will win the Final Four matchup between U of L and UK.

Read more