Child Agencies Warn Against Budget Cuts

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Private agencies in Kentucky providing care to abused and neglected children in state custody are warning of the devastating effects of state budget cuts. Right now, there are more than 7,000 children in foster care in Kentucky. Half are in the care of private agencies. But Governor Beshear’s budget-balancing […]

City Furlough Days Begin Friday

Friday, December 26 is the first of Louisville Metro Government’s four furlough days ordered by Mayor Jerry Abramson to help close a $20 million budget shortfall. Spokesperson Kerri Richardson says that means so-called non-essential services and offices will be shut down. “Things like getting a permit for a building…..if you want to drop off junk, […]

Judge Grants Injunction In Police Take-Home Car Dispute

A Jefferson circuit judge has granted a temporary injunction blocking Metro Government from raising the monthly fees paid by police officers and other workers for their take-home cruisers. The injunction was requested by the Fraternal Order of Police, which contends the take-home car program is part of the union’s contract with the city and can’t […]