Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was the speaker at the monthly Louisville Forum today, where he talked about how his is administration is dealing with a bare-bones budget. He says the state can’t afford to keep many programs at status quo. But officials have tried to cut spending in areas that were already over funded or… Continue reading Beshear: Some Budget Cuts Could Affect Progress in KY
State budget cuts have forced Kentucky public schools to eliminate nearly 1,000 positions.
An independent consulting firm this week released the results of its internal study of Louisville’s EMS system. But Louisville’s Metro Council is planning on commissioning another study of EMS in the coming months. The Mayor’s office commissioned the first study for 80-thousand dollars. Part of the results recommended reducing the number of ambulances on the… Continue reading Metro Council Plans a Second Study of Louisville EMS
The Louisville Metro Council has started investigating some housing grants that recently came under scrutiny during the city’s budget process. Some council members questioned almost 20-million dollars worth of housing grants that seemed to have been misused. The Council’s government accountability committee met on the issue for the first time today. An external audit report… Continue reading Council Committee Investigates Housing Grants