Council Court Takes Oath for Green Removal Trial

In an unprecedented step, members of the Louisville Metro Council took an oath to sit as jurors in the removal trial of impeached Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, on Monday. The council court also selected hearing officers to oversee the proceedings and voted on two possible hearing dates in August, but Green’s attorney objected to the […]

Unchecked Mayoral Fund Raises Questions

During his last term as mayor of Louisville, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson spent over $180,000 from an unchecked discretionary fund with little to no documentation. The expenditures have raised more serious questions about the lack of transparency and poor oversight in city spending. While many procurements appear innocuous and well-intentioned, such as a […]

Council Prepares For Budget Hearings

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will begin its review of Mayor Greg Fischer’s first budget proposal Thursday, and city lawmakers are expected to make changes to the plan. Over the next month, council members will revise the mayor’s $712 million spending plan and hear from Metro Government agencies, beginning with testimony from officials with […]

City Launches New LMAS Alert System

While awaiting a review of Louisville Metro Animal Services, the city is unveiling a new alert system to help lower the number of euthanized animals. For years, poor communication and mismanagement has led to animals being unnecessarily killed despite efforts by rescue organizations to find people who will adopt them as pets. In many cases […]