Occupy Louisville Pushes Discussion on Homelessness

Click here to see all of our Occupy Louisville coverage Occupy Louisville is in the middle of the movement’s first high-profile feud with Metro Government. And while the protest is focused on corporate greed, another issue has come up. The city has told occupiers they will not be able to erect tents at their protest… Continue reading Occupy Louisville Pushes Discussion on Homelessness

Occupy Louisville Discusses City’s Decision Not To Allow Tents

Occupy Louisville demonstrators say they plan to stand up to Metro Government, which has decided not to allow the group to erect tents past Jan. 2. “Not many are going to come and stand around if they can’t occasionally get warm, if they can’t meet with other people who are going to be there. It… Continue reading Occupy Louisville Discusses City’s Decision Not To Allow Tents

Public Works Director Defends Quick Action in Stimulus Proposals

Budget hearings continued today before Louisville’s Metro Council. Some council members took the opportunity of having public works officials before them to criticize the way stimulus project have been handled so far. Public Works Director Ted Pullen was before the council’s budget committee to outline his department’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Councilman Hal… Continue reading Public Works Director Defends Quick Action in Stimulus Proposals

'Postponed' Projects Not Likely to be Completed Soon

A large number of capital projects were ‘postponed’ this week when Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson announced his budget cuts to close a 20-million dollar budget gap. Three-point-six million dollars worth of projects have been halted to save the city money. The largest number of those cancelled projects are in the Public Works Department. Director Ted… Continue reading 'Postponed' Projects Not Likely to be Completed Soon