Mayor’s Office Offered Council Members Publicity to Help Fund WorldFest

The office of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer promised Metro Council members personal advertisements in exchange for using their discretionary funds to help pay for this weekend’s WorldFest celebration. Fischer recently announced the annual event was being expanded to three days and a volunteer with his Office of Globalization was soliciting city lawmakers to get the […]

Kansas Implements “Plan B” for Arts Funding

When he introduced his budget proposal for the next fiscal year, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer warned the Metro Council and the public that subsequent budgets would be much leaner. There’s a persistent $15 million gap in revenues, and Fischer says it will take fundamental changes to Metro Government to close that gap. Among those possible […]

Group Hopeful Prize Money Will Go Toward Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion

Representatives from Reader’s Digest Wednesday presented Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s office with a $1,000 dollar check that could go toward preserving the Hogan’s Fountain Pavillion in Cherokee Park. A group dedicated to preserving the structure—often called the teepee—petitioned Reader’s Digest for the money as part of a contest the magazine was holding to fund community projects.