U of L Report Finds City, County Merger Has Largely Failed

Louisville Metro Government has failed to bring economic growth and more cost efficient services to the city, according to a stinging report by the University of Louisville. The study was requested by state Rep. Darryl Owens, D-Louisville, for Mayor Greg Fischer’s Merger 2.0 Task Force. Owens has been a longtime opponent and critic of merger […]

Mayors Look Ahead to a Merged Government Without Abramson

Perhaps the biggest achievement in Jerry Abramson’s tenure as Louisville mayor has been heralding and then shepherding the merger of the former city and county governments. WFPL’s Stephanie Crosby has a report on the current state of merged government, and expectations for Abramson’s successor. Shively Mayor Sherry Conner’s office is filled with the ringing of […]