Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer

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The unrest following fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri has some Kentucky politicians worrying aloud about police tactics.

The mayors of Kentucky's two largest cities made a pitch Monday to increase the number of homegrown engineers.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray joined other officials to lobby for a Local Option Sales Tax before a legislative committee Wednesday.

Kentucky Metro Leaders to Draft Legislation for Local Option Sales Tax

Feb 12, 2013

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.

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 Local Investments for Transformation.