The Louisville Metro Council elected Attica Woodson Scott to fill the District 1 seat by a 18-to-7 vote Thursday. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to block the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating coal ash—a byproduct of burning coal for electricity. The bill gives control of coal ash disposal to the states, […]
The Louisville Metro Council listened to public comment Monday night on redistricting based on the 2010 Census. The Census revealed minority groups have become less centralized since 2000. A coalition of local organizations is worried this could dilute minority representation. The group consists of a dozen organizations, and was formed before the Census was conducted. […]
Today on State of Affairs we heard a portion of Phillip M. Bailey’s interview with activist Attica Scott in response to last week’s explosion at Carbide Industries in the Rubbertown neighborhood.
The event is being called a ‘Block Party’ as a celebration of the work of public employees. Organizer’s say The rally is being held in Louisville as part of a national day of solidarity to defend the public sector.
Six candidates for two contested seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education met for a debate Monday night.
Among the questions asked of the candidates was how they would work with the next mayor.