All posts tagged "senate"

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls Rand Paul’s deficit worries “hollow” in McConnell Center speech

    By Joseph Lyell — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Senator Rand Paul’s opposition to last week’s federal budget is “very hollow” in a campus speech Feb. 12. Schumer delivered the keynote address for the McConnell Center’s...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • New CFO quits before he starts, Postel says brace for more budget cuts

    By Joseph Lyell — Jonathan Pruitt, hired as chief finance officer in November 2017, will not be coming to the University of Louisville. Interim President Greg Postel made the announcement at the faculty senate’s Jan. 10 meeting....

    • Posted January 11, 2018
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  • New bill could grant Bevin power to replace public university boards

    By Kyeland Jackson — Overshadowed by Senate Bill 12, a new bill introduced Jan. 7 will grant Governor Matt Bevin power to replace governing boards at other universities. Sponsored by Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers (R-Manchester), Senate...

    • Posted January 9, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Brief: Mitch McConnell to visit near U of L

    By Kyeland Jackson — Senate majority leader and U of L graduate Mitch McConnell will visit the Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium June 17 to discuss his recent publication. The discussion and signing for his book, titled “The...

    • Posted June 6, 2016
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  • SGA gets rolling: 5 takeaways from the first Senate meeting

    Students are one week into school, and the business of the Student Government Association is already well underway. The SGA held their annual retreat and the first Student Senate meeting of the year at U of L’s...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • Brief: U of L professor loses Senate race

    By Simon Isham— U of L communication professor Greg Leichty, who announced last summer that he would be running for US Senate, has lost the Democratic primary nomination to opponent Alison Lundergan-Grimes. Leichty received 8 percent of...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Sen. Kelly Ayotte talks Obama, Russia

    By Lubna Hindi– New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte talked national leadership and current issues on March 17 when she visited U of L as a guest of the McConnell Center. Ayotte discussed how to improve flaws in...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • SGA and athletics discuss SAC renovation plans

    By Simon Isham — As the new Student Recreation Center nears a grand opening, the Student Government Association and the athletics department are currently in discussion over which organization should be granted the rights to some newly...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • U of L professor announces bid for U.S. Senate

    By Simon Isham— Greg Leichty, a U of L professor in the Communications department, announced on Sunday that he would be making a bid for U.S. Senate. Leichty made the announcement that he would be a candidate...

    • Posted June 19, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage case Edie Windsor married Thea Spyer in Canada after a 40-year romantic partnership. After Spyer’s death in 2009, Windsor was faced with $363,000 in federal estate...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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