Craig Greenberg

Beshear and Cameron rally voters, make their final pitches across Kentucky

BY: and - November 6, 2023

With hours left to make their cases to voters, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Republican challenger Attorney General Daniel Cameron spent Monday crisscrossing Kentucky and rallying their supporters to get out and vote.  Tuesday polls will open at 6 a.m. and voters will decide which candidate will lead the commonwealth for the next four years.  […]

South Louisville to get ‘The Birthing Place.’ Why it matters.

BY: - October 11, 2023

LOUISVILLE – Kentucky’s most populous city is set to get new birthing options thanks to a $20 million investment from UofL Health. The hospital system plans to start demolition of a 21,000-square foot space in South Louisville’s Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in December. It then plans to open The Birthing Place in the spring of […]

Louisville GOP lawmakers working on sweeping anti-crime bill ahead of legislative session

BY: - September 26, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Republican state representatives from Louisville plan to file an 18-point omnibus bill in the next legislative session that aims to tackle an “epidemic of crime in our commonwealth,” said the bill’s lead sponsor, Rep. Jared Bauman.  The bill, which focuses mostly on issues within Louisville and Jefferson County, is backed by seven Republicans […]

Louisville mayor names board to oversee distribution of opioid settlement money

BY: - September 21, 2023

LOUISVILLE—On schedule, Kentucky’s most populous city just finalized an advisory board to oversee its opioid settlement fund distribution.  Louisville mayor Craig Greenberg appointed health experts and other local leaders to supervise the spending of more than $57 million from opioid settlements with CVS, Walgreens, Teva and Allergan.  Release of the  $57 million will be spread […]

Hamming it up: Kentucky politicos gather for Kentucky Farm Bureau breakfast

BY: - August 24, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Per Kentucky State Fair tradition, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought political rivals under one roof as an 18-pound prize-winning country ham was auctioned off for a charitable donation.  Coal executive Joe Craft and his wife, former United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft, joined Central Bank in making a record $10 million […]

How will Kentucky’s biggest city spend opioid settlement money? 

BY: - July 13, 2023

 LOUISVILLE – Kentucky’s most populous city plans to spend $57 million from opioid settlements on harm reduction services and other outreaches, Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg announced Thursday at City Hall.  Jefferson County will receive more than $57 million in total over the course of 18 years, with the first payment of $7 million expected later […]

Cameron calls for $5,000 bonuses for Kentucky police, allowing murder charges in fatal overdoses

BY: - July 13, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Republican Daniel Cameron says that as governor he would oppose subpoena powers for civilian police review boards and support giving Kentucky law enforcement officers a $5,000 bonus to improve recruitment and retention. The proposals are part of a 12-point public safety plan that Cameron unveiled Tuesday and that focuses largely on Louisville.  Cameron’s […]

UofL Hospital earns recognition for high standards of burn care

BY: - June 6, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Kentucky has its first verified burn center now that the American Burn Association has awarded  UofL Hospital the designation.  Hospital officials and politicians were on hand to celebrate the announcement on Tuesday. They included Gov. Andy Beshear and Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg, who spoke to an audience of scrub clad-people and firefighters.  UofL’s […]

Path on Kentucky gun laws unclear weeks after Louisville shooting

BY: - May 23, 2023

More than a month after two mass shootings in Louisville in a single week left seven victims dead, political leaders in Frankfort are saying little about what changes may be made to Kentucky’s gun laws.  In April, five victims died after a 25-year-old man entered Louisville’s Old National Bank and opened fire on his coworkers […]

Louisville mayor calls on legislature to free city to deal with gun violence

BY: - April 11, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Louisville’s mayor and congressman and a physician treating victims of a mass shooting pleaded Tuesday for action on gun violence. The day after a gunman killed five people in a downtown bank, Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg called on state lawmakers to let the city make its own policy choices about reducing gun violence.  […]

Six now dead in Louisville shooting, eight injured

BY: - April 10, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Louisville police on Monday night announced that a sixth person has died as a result of a mass shooting Monday morning at a downtown bank. Earlier in the day, Louisville Metro Police Department Interim Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel was joined by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg to name the victims […]

Louisville mayor-elect Craig Greenberg meeting with Biden administration officials

BY: - December 15, 2022

WASHINGTON — Mayors from throughout the United States will sit down with senior Biden administration officials Friday for a half-day forum on how their cities can access resources within the COVID-19 aid bill, bipartisan infrastructure law and Democrats’ signature health care and climate change package known as the Inflation Reduction Act. The meetings, which will […]