FOP Rejects City Budget Cutting Options

Trying to close a $20 million dollar budget shortfall, Louisville Metro Government is offering the Fraternal Order of Police several concession options aimed at trimming more than $1 million, but the union has rejected all of them. They include charging officers more for the use of their take-home cruisers, foregoing pay raises or cutting vacation… Continue reading FOP Rejects City Budget Cutting Options

Kentucky Faces Revenue Shortfall

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh  Kentucky could be facing an almost $300 million budget shortfall this fiscal year, but Governor Steve Beshear says the state “will survive this economic crisis.” Before the administration takes any action, Beshear wants a new revenue projection. “When you have the Dow Jones Industrial average swing almost 17-hundred points… Continue reading Kentucky Faces Revenue Shortfall