Many Louisville union leaders praise Mayor Greg Fischer’s inclusiveness on the city budget proposal, but say he should consider raising taxes and cutting Metro Council discretionary spending to overcome a $22 million shortfall.
by Stephanie Crosby Louisville Metro Government will likely have a budget for the upcoming fiscal year by the end of this week. Metro Council Budget Committee co-chair Kelly Downard says caucus representatives will negotiate today on what to include in the budget that will be considered by the panel this week. He says they’ll likely… Continue reading Final Budget Negotiations Underway This Week
Budget hearings begin tomorrow by the Louisville Metro Council. The Mayor has submitted his 828-million dollar budget, which included a one-point-four percent decrease in revenue and over one-hundred layoffs. Republican Caucus Director Stephen Haag says council members will mostly be scrutinizing the general fund budget, which includes department funding. “The budget dollar is being stretched… Continue reading Budget Hearings Begin Tuesday