Council Delays $10.8 Million Payment to State Pension System

Despite pressure from Mayor Greg Fischer, the Louisville Metro Council voted to delay a $10.8 million penalty assessed by the Kentucky Employee Retirement System for not paying into the system during the firefighter overtime lawsuit. The figure is a compromise between the Fischer administration and state pension officials stemming from a lawsuit filed by current […]

Firefighter Settlement Payment Plan Filed With Council

Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson filed an ordinance this morning with the Metro Council, outlining his plan to pay a $45-million settlement to hundreds of active and retired firefighters. About a third of the payment would be made in cash in December, and mayor’s spokesperson Chris Poynter says the rest of the settlement would be paid […]