Mayor Jim Gray

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4:56 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Rupp Project Divides Mayoral Hopefuls

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Lexington’s three mayoral candidates clashed Thursday morning over the city’s ambitious Rupp Arena redesign.

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2:07 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

List Of Potential Mayoral Challengers Grows Shorter

Former Vice Mayor Mike Scanlon (left) Mayor Jim Gray (right)

With the filing deadline fast approaching, Mayor Jim Gray could be the first Lexington mayor to run unopposed in nearly 30 years.

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12:47 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Gray Says City Ready to Face Storm

Mayor Gray with Albert Miller of Lexington's Division of Streets and Roads and Assistant Fire Chief Harold Hoskins

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says the city has taken all necessary precautions to be ready for the upcoming winter storm.

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3:40 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Gray, Fischer Push For Local Option Sales Tax In Frankfort

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray pushes for Local Option Sales Tax in Frankfort
Credit Josh James

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

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5:46 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Mayor Gray Unveils His Vision For 2014 Budget

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray has officially outlined his $297 million spending plan for 2014, which he's calling a business-like plan with "a dose of Warren Buffett for investments and the Good Samaritan for taking care of our neighbors."

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1:03 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Mayor Jim Gray Not Pressing For Veto Of Religious Freedom Measure

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is stopping short of urging the governor to veto a religious freedom bill opponents worry could be used to challenge local fairness laws.

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11:57 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Deal Struck To Shore Up Lexington's Police & Fire Pensions

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says negotiators have reached an agreement to shore up the city's police and fire pension.

City officials said Friday that the plan would immediately cut the city's unfunded liability by about 45 percent. Lexington's police and fire pension currently has a $296 million unfunded liability.

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