Councilwoman Judy Green Is Well Enough For Monday’s Trial

The group Concerned Citizens for District One called Councilwoman Judy Green’s treatment a “lynching” on a sign-in sheet at a rally held for Green on Thursday night at Rev. Louis H. Coleman Jr. Community Center. Several community members spoke and around 50 attended, including Green and her husband James Green. Many said they were upset […]

Downard Denies Request to Remove Green Immediately, Gives Her Five Days to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents

The chair of the Louisville Metro Council Court that will preside over Councilwoman Judy Green’s removal trial has denied an attempt to oust Green immediately. Green and her assistant have not yet turned over documents requested in a subpoena in July. Earlier this week, the five councilmembers who moved to impeach her filed a motion […]

Fischer Marks 100 Days, Says Budget Will Be Next Major Challenge

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer celebrated his first 100 days in office Tuesday. At a ceremony in Metro Hall, Fischer outlined some of the challenges of his first 100 days, from lingering union disputes to industrial accidents in Rubbertown and Butchertown. Fischer’s next major challenge will be to draft the city budget for the coming fiscal […]

Mayor Greg Fischer

STATE OF AFFAIRS 03/24/11: He’s been in office fewer than three months, but Mayor Greg Fischer’s had a busy first quarter. Just this week, an explosion in Rubbertown and a hazardous leak in Butchertown have given rise to questions about the city’s emergency response and communication capabilities. Allegations continue about Councilwoman Judy Green, leading some to call for a wider look at how Metro Council Members’ discretionary funds are spent. Then there’s Louisville Metro Animal services – still without a leader – and the temporary holding pattern at Whiskey Row. Call us with your questions or comments for Mayor Fischer, Thursday on State of Affairs.  Listen to the Show

State of the News

STATE OF AFFAIRS 03/04/11: The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission will hold a hearing this month on a complaint filed against Councilwoman Judy Green; Phillip Bailey joins us with the details. A skirmish between some Louisville arts leaders and Fund for the Arts chief Allen Cowan made the news this week, and we’ll also check in with the C-J’s Jim Carroll to find out what’s new in Washington. Tune in to State of the News for analysis of these and other stories.  Listen to the Show

Ethics Commission Hearing On Complaint Against Green Is This Week

The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission will hold a hearing this week on an ethics complaint filed against Metro Councilwoman Judy Green.

The complaint was filed by retired police officer and activist Ray Barker, Senior, who ran unsuccessfully for Green’s First District seat in last year’s Democratic primary.