Retired police officer Ray Barker Sr.—who challenged Green in the Democratic primary for her seat last year—filed the complaint with the Metro Ethics Commission. He’s seeking Green’s resignation over her involvement in a summer jobs program that, according to auditors, benefited some of her relatives.
“When it comes down to individuals and individual families and candidates, the ‘no cup of coffee’ rule complete should be enacted, I believe,” said state Sen. Kathy Stein of Lexington.
A new batch of ethics recommendations has been delivered to legislative leaders in Kentucky. But similar recommendations from the Legislative Ethics Commission have been made in previous years, without seeing much action in the legislature.
A workgroup was formed last year to reconcile two opposing updates to the ethics code for Metro Government officials. They completed their work and the ordinance unanimously passed the Government Accountability and Oversight Committee Wednesday.
The Louisville Metro Council will consider some hot button resolutions at its regular meeting Thursday.
The debate over a new ethics ordinance for Metro Government continued in a Louisville Metro Council committee Wednesday.
A revised ethics ordinance for Louisville Metro Government could be passed out of the Metro Council this month.
The Louisville Metro Council’s ethics workgroup has nearly finished reconciling two rewrites of the city ethics code. Only two issues remain to be ironed out. But those two issues are the most contentious.
The panel will have to decide whether the ordinance covers elected officials only, or if it extends to
The Lousiville Metro Council’s ethics workgroup will meet with the League of Women Voters Monday.
The Louisville Metro Council’s ethics workgroup will hear from a member of the Metro Ethics Commission Monday.