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7:02 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Louisville Leaders Seeks to Keep Kids Engaged Through Summer Programs

Credit Jacob Ryan/WFPL

Young people in Louisville are being encouraged to participate in an array of summer activities announced Tuesday by Metro Government officials.   Some of the programs would be funded through Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed budget, which allots $2.2 million for youth development.

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Local News
12:08 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

Is a Local Sales Tax Option Good for Louisville?

Mayor Fischer has been an outspoken proponent of a local sales tax option for the city. At the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting in July, he explained: 

Let’s say we want a new forensic crime lab in Louisville, costs $35 million dollars, could be public transportation, could be schools—but again they’re optional. So in other words the voters of your city, the voters of your county get to vote yes or no.

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