Mayor http://wfpl.org en Jackie Green is Running for Louisville Mayor Again http://wfpl.org/post/jackie-green-running-louisville-mayor-again <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Arguing that incumbent Greg Fischer has failed the city in critical ways,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jackie Green will &nbsp;again running for Louisville Metro mayor.</span></p><p>Green, a 61-year-old transportation activist and small business owner, will enter the race as an independent. &nbsp;Fischer, a Democrat, and Republican Robert Devore are the only candidates who filed for the May primary.</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:01:22 +0000 Devin Katayama 8498 at http://wfpl.org Jackie Green is Running for Louisville Mayor Again Fischer Forms Work Group to Address West End Issues http://wfpl.org/post/fischer-forms-work-group-address-west-end-issues Mayor Greg Fischer has assembled a work group to address violence in west Louisville. <p> U of L Arts and Sciences Dean Blaine Hudson will chair the group, and the rest of the members will be chosen from civic organizations, government, churches and the business community. The group will first take count of all the youth services programs and charities in West Louisville. The next step is to create a crisis response team to help victims of violence. <p> The group is a response to two shootings last week that occurred minutes and blocks apart. Fri, 25 May 2012 18:42:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 437 at http://wfpl.org