Owens to Receive MLK Freedom Award

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced Thursday that state Rep. Darryl Owens, D-Louisville, will be the recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award. The longtime public servant and civil rights advocate is as a former Jefferson County Commissioner who is currently serving his fourth term in the state legislature for the 43rd district. […]

U of L Report Finds City, County Merger Has Largely Failed

Louisville Metro Government has failed to bring economic growth and more cost efficient services to the city, according to a stinging report by the University of Louisville. The study was requested by state Rep. Darryl Owens, D-Louisville, for Mayor Greg Fischer’s Merger 2.0 Task Force. Owens has been a longtime opponent and critic of merger […]