City officials Wednesday announced a new program that will help released prisoners re-adjust to day to day life.
It’s down to the final hours in Copenhagen, Denmark for international negotiators to reach agreement on a new climate treaty. Meanwhile, municipalities have taken it upon themselves to address climate change. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland Gourlay has this look at the fate of Louisville’s own Climate Action Plan.
This year and next, nearly $300 million dollars in federal stimulus dollars will flow into Louisville Metro. They’ll fund projects ranging from buying more energy efficient school buses to installing new sidewalks. To make the use of those funds—and their impact, for instance, on jobs—as transparent as possible, the Mayor’s spokesman Chris Poynter says the city’s economic stimulus team has created an online, searchable map of projects.
Louisville Metro’s budget predictions for the current fiscal year have proven overly optimistic in the current financial crisis.