Council Resolution Seeks Stronger Ethics for Quasi-Government Agencies

Seeking increased accountability, Louisville Metro Councilman Jerry Miller, R-19, has sponsored a resolution that asks quasi-government agencies to comply with the city’s ethics law. The non-binding measure says that agencies where the majority of board members are appointed by Mayor Greg Fischer and have a budget over $100,000 should be more open. It requests those entities […]

Green Ethics Hearing Set to Begin Today

A hearing on the ethics charges against Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green begins today. The embattled city lawmaker has been accused of using a city-funded summer jobs program to benefit members of her family. WFPL’s Phillip Bailey will post updates to Twitter from the hearing.

Activist Files New Ethics Charges Against Green

A new ethics complaint has been filed against Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green that alleges she broke council rules by instructing a non-profit group to reroute money to other agencies. Activist Ed Springston formally entered the charges with the Ethics Commission on Friday, saying the embattled city lawmaker should be removed from office.

Ethics Commission Expands Green Complaint, Hearing March 31

The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission expanded a complaint against Councilwoman Judy Green to include the charge of nepotism, but did not act on an accusation that she circumvented council rules by instructing a non-profit group to reroute money to other agencies.

Ethics Workgroup Continues Fine-Tuning

The Louisville Metro Council’s workgroup that was formed to combine two proposals to update the city’s ethics ordinance met this afternoon. The four-person panel heard again from Metro Ethics Commissioner Larry Grant, a member of the group that will enforce the ordinance. Grant presented several changes to the language of the proposals, and encouraged council […]