Does US ‘sanctuary’ crackdown affect Louisville?

by Chris Kenning , @ckenning_cj – The two executive orders contain multiple provisions, including the creation of 15,000 new jobs. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Louisville bills itself as a welcoming place for immigrants: Mayor Greg Fischer has often urged the city to “embrace our foreign-born neighbors.” But it hasn’t publicly declared itself a so-called “sanctuary” city, many…

Democratic political consultant pleads guilty to bribery scheme with Longmeyer

by Nick Storm, @NStorm_politics – Lexington based Democratic political consultant Samuel McIntosh was charged and admitted to paying kickbacks to former Secretary of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, Timothy Longmeyer in federal court on Wednesday. The 58 year-old McIntosh pleaded guilty to four counts of bribery of a public official and one count of mail fraud before U.S. District…