C-J Ed Board: Council Should Drop Discretionary Funds

Calling the potential for abuse obvious, the Louisville Courier-Journal‘s editorial board is calling on the Metro Council to drop or drastically cut its discretionary funds. In a stinging editorial, the newspaper said that while the process isn’t necessarily a re-election “slush fund”, the two hefty accounts used by council members to finance projects and organizations […]

Nation's Black Opinion Writers Meet in Louisville

A group of African-American columnists from across the country are meeting at the University of Louisville this week. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. An organization of black columnists, opinion writers and bloggers called The Trotter Group meets Monday and Tuesday with a public forum Monday evening. Its title is The Obama Presidency — What’s Race […]