Louisville Metro Council http://wfpl.org en Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin's Ethics Hearing Off To Slow Start http://wfpl.org/post/councilwoman-barbara-shanklins-ethics-hearing-slow-start <p></p><p>The ethics hearing for Louisville Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, is underway and prosecutors have laid out the road map for the next few days.</p><p>A few stumbles in the first few hours of the hearing--including delays by both prosecuting and defending representatives--could push the hearing into Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>Shanklin has been accused of allocating discretionary spending (Neighborhood Development Funds) council members receive to programs that benefited her relatives.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:49:07 +0000 Devin Katayama 2363 at http://wfpl.org Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin's Ethics Hearing Off To Slow Start