June 21, 2017. The Courier-Journal.
After holding an extra month of public hearings, the Metro Council’s budget committee redirected about $13.4 million in Mayor Greg Fischer’s spending plan.
During a nearly three-hour committee meeting Tuesday, city officials lobbied for projects and questioned ways to best spend taxpayer dollars ahead of the new fiscal year starting July 1.
March 28, 2017. The Louisville Courier-Journal.
The “Safe City” platform of Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together, or “CLOUT” was on the table Tuesday in a gathering of hundreds of residents, elected officials, civic leaders and activists at the Memorial Auditorium in Old Louisville.
Representatives from 22 churches and religious organizations led a conversation with officials about the agenda of affordable housing, education reform, substance abuse and mental health treatment.
May 26, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer unveiled his budget plan Thursday, devoting $2.5 million toward the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which has been woefully underfunded since its inception eight years ago.
“It is the largest investment in the fund’s history in our city,” Fischer said in an interview.
May 9, 2016. The Courier-Journal.
Mayor Greg Fischer will be given at least a thousand reasons to adequately support the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund in his upcoming budget as community organizers plan a demonstration outside his office Tuesday morning.