Council GOP Volunteer for City Furloughs, Return Portion of Office Funds

Each member of the Louisville Metro Council’s Republican caucus will participate in the mayor’s furlough program to help fill the $22.5 million budget shortfall. A week ago, Council President Jim King, D-10, asked fellow members and their staffs to join the voluntary program, which is mandatory for all non-union Metro employees making more than $70,000 […]

Green Volunteers for Furlough Program

Joining a growing list of Democratic colleagues, Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, and her staff will participate in the voluntary furlough program proposed by Mayor Greg Fischer to patch a $22.5 million hole in the city budget. The mayor proposed a mandatory week-long furlough for Metro Government employees who make over $70,000 a year. […]

More Council Members Volunteer for Week-Long Furlough

More members of the Louisville Metro Council are answering a call to participate in Mayor Greg Fischer’s week-long furlough program to help fill the city’s budget shortfall. Last week, Council President Jim King, D-10, asked fellow members and their staffs to join the voluntary program for all Metro employees making less than $70,000 annually. The […]

James Volunteers For Mayor’s Furlough Program

Answering a call to participate in Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s cost-saving measure, Councilman David James, D-6, will take a week-long furlough to help fill the deficit in the 2011-2012 budget. Earlier this week, Council President Jim King asked fellow members to join the mayor’s program that requires all Metro employees making over $70,000 to take […]