Louisville Merger 2.0 Task Force Subcommittees Give Final Recommendations

Louisville’s Merger 2.0 Task Force is delaying its final report to Mayor Greg Fischer, but Fischer should have the report in plenty of time to write new legislation based on task force recommendations. On Friday, the five subcommittees—data and communications, fire and EMS, transportation, waste and public safety—that were charged by Fischer to review the […]

Competitive City Report Shows Some Success, Room For Growth

The Greater Louisville Project’s Competitive City Report will be released Thursday. It ranks Louisville among peer cities such as Nashville, Indianapolis and Raleigh. In areas such as education attainment, median income and safety, Louisville ranks near the middle. Project director Carolyn Gatz says those areas and others need to be improved to make the city more competitive at attracting new business and jobs.