Officials Discuss Kentucky’s Early Release System at Louisville Forum

Officials who support Kentucky’s early inmate release program say the effort to cut costs and ease jail overcrowding may need tweaking, but believe the benefits of the system outweigh the risks. The Louisville Forum hosted a conversation about the early release system Kentucky implemented early this year. Under the new law, low-level inmates may be […]

Council Members Debate Discretionary Funds

Four members of the Louisville Metro Council debated the need for discretionary spending Wednesday, disagreeing along party lines on the funds use and whether they should be cut or significantly curtailed. The Louisville Forum hosted the discussion, which featured Council President Jim King, D-10, and fellow members David James, D-6, Ken Fleming, R-7, and Jerry […]

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Meet At Forum

Seven of the Democratic candidates on the May primary ballot for Louisville mayor discussed the issues Wednesday at the monthly Louisville Forum. Tyler Allen. Greg Fischer, Jim King, Connie Marshall, Lisa Moxley, David Tandy and Shannon White took questions from Forum members and were given an opportunity to question each other. WFPL broadcast the Forum […]

AUDIO: GOP Mayoral Candidates At Louisville Forum

The three Republican candidates for Louisville mayor discussed the issues during the monthly Louisville Forum Wednesday. Jonathon Robertson, Hal Heiner and Chris Thieneman (pictured, from left) fielded questions about the Metro Government budget, library funding, ethics and other topics. (Photo by Steve Haag, Louisville Forum)

Location for New VA Hospital Debated

Government officials are awaiting the results of a feasibility study on potential sites for a new Veterans Affairs Hospital in Louisville The feasibility study will look into three options for the facility: replace the existing hospital on Zorn Avenue, build an new hospital downtown, or build an in-patient facility downtown and an out-patient facility on […]