Jacob Ryan

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.

Minimum wage increase supporters at a recent Metro Council meeting.

Fischer Cites Business Experience in Opposing $10.10 Louisville Minimum Wage Increase

December 17, 2014

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

Bike sharing program available at Humana.

A Bike Sharing Program is Coming to Louisville

December 16, 2014

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