Ask the Mayor

So, how’s Louisville? What’s been happening? We’ll find out on Tuesday when Metro Mayor Jerry Abramson joins us for his quarterly visit. Our economic news seems mixed, with some new jobs coming to town and some companies laying off workers. A state audit of Metro Government found some issues, some improvements, and prompted the resignation of two employees. Join us on Tuesday to find out what’s been going on in Louisville, and call with your questions. Listen to the Show

In Louisville, Suburban Dollars Fund Urban Services

Next month, the Metro Council will begin debating how to pay the final $30 million of the city’s settlement with firefighters over miscalculated overtime. The debt dates back to the pre-merger City of Louisville, and some council members want taxpayers in the old city, now called the Urban Services District, to pay it off. Others… Continue reading In Louisville, Suburban Dollars Fund Urban Services

A Look At The Center City Controversy

On Thursday, the Louisville Metro Council will vote on the final phase of land purchases for the proposed Center City entertainment district. The issue has generated some contentious exchanges among members of the Metro Council and the mayor’s office.

Mayor/Council Members Clash On Police Storage

Since April there’s been controversy surrounding the safety of a proposed police storage facility near the Cardinal Hill reservoir in Louisville. This month, the Mayor’s office agreed to look at other sites for the facility. As WFPL’s Gabe Bullard reports, the arguments could be more explosive than the structure itself.