Jacob Ryan is the urban affairs reporter for WFPL. He is a Kentucky native and moved to Louisville in 2013. Covering issues ranging from transportation, public safety and housing, he looks to provide residents from all of Louisville’s unique neighborhoods with useful information that can boost their quality of life. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
The minimum wage in Louisville is on its way to $9 an hour, pending official approval by Mayor Greg Fischer. In a party-line vote, the Metro Council voted 16-9 Thursday night to approve an amended version of a proposal to raise the … Read Story
A minimum wage increase to $9 an hour in Louisville over the next three years has been sent to Mayor Greg Fischer. In a party-line vote, the Metro Council voted 16-9 Thursday night to approve an amended version of a … Read Story
Louisville’s parking authority is ramping up surveillance in and around garages downtown. At the beginning of next year, 160 new high-definition cameras keep watch over the entrances and exits of the 16 parking garages owned by Parking Authority of River … Read Story
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said his opposition to a minimum wage boost to $10.10 an hour is based largely on his business experience. Read Story
Under a proposed plan, about 300 bicycles would be available for public use at 30 stations in downtown and Old Louisville by mid- to late summer 2015. Read Story