Sep 23 2020 District 8 eNews: The 40-Year-Old Version Edition
Sep 23 2020 Mayor, LMPD update plans to manage response to Attorney General decision in Breonna Taylor case

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) Chief Robert Schroeder today outlined steps being taken in preparation for Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s planned announcement in the Breonna Taylor case, including a countywide curfew starting tonight at 9 p.m.

Cameron’s office has said today that he will make his announcement about whether there will be criminal charges in the case at 1:30 p.m. today.

Sep 23 2020 Council members Sexton Smith and Coan announce the 100-Days “Give Every Day” campaign

In an effort to bring the community together and bring forth positive change, Council members Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) and Brandon Coan (D-8) have kicked off the 100-Days “Give Every Day” campaign.

Sep 23 2020 Mayor Fischer's remarks in response to Attorney General Daniel Cameron's announcement regarding the Breonna Taylor case


Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's remarks in response to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's announcement regarding the Breonna Taylor case: 

First, my deepest condolences go out once again to the loved ones of Breonna Taylor. To Breonna’s mother, Ms. Palmer, no parent should ever have to go through pain like this. I am deeply, deeply sorry for your loss.

Sep 22 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit to Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. (wood furniture coating operation), 3138 Del Park Terrace, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit is being issued as the regularly scheduled permit renewal and Anderson Finishing Solutions, Inc. has applied to be exempt from STAR regulations. The 30-day public comment period starts on September 22, 2020, and ends on October 23, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Sep 22 2020 Mayor announces Executive Orders in preparation for Attorney General’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case

Mayor Greg Fischer has signed two Executive Orders as part of the city’s preparations for state Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case. The Mayor stressed that he does not know when the AG will announce his decision, or what it will be.

Sep 22 2020 Downtown road closure information

Due to increased attention and activity in anticipation of an announcement from Attorney General Daniel Cameron regarding the Breonna Taylor case, a decision was made to accelerate plans to physically restrict access to the downtown area.

Sep 22 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness


Sep 18 2020 Louisville Metro revises Residential Parking Permit Program

Louisville Metro Government and Metro Council have approved revisions to the Residential Parking Permit Program that will ease current regulations regarding the establishment of Residential Parking Zones, designated areas where parking is restricted to individuals with residential parking permits only during certain hours.

Sep 17 2020 Louisville earns national distinction for work with immigrant communities, celebrates Welcoming Week

The city of Louisville was awarded badges of distinction today in the categories of Government Leadership and Community for its support of foreign-born residents and local organizations that provide services to Louisville’s immigrant populations. New American Economy (NAE), a national bipartisan research and advocacy organization, awards the badges as part of its annual Cities Index.

Sep 16 2020 Louisville officials add new data to COVID-19 data dashboard

This week Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer and other health officials announced new data additions to the city’s COVID-19 data dashboard.

Sep 15 2020 Mayor Fischer announces settlement in civil lawsuit filed by Breonna Taylor’s estate

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has settled a civil lawsuit with the estate of Breonna Taylor, including a $12 million payment and an agreement on several policy changes and reforms, including new drug testing rules for LMPD officers, an incentive for officers to live in specific neighborhoods and a new level of scrutiny over search warrants.

Sep 14 2020 VAPStat Joint Meeting To Be Held Via Video Teleconferencing




Sep 14 2020 LMAS Waives All Fees To Reclaim A Pet

Louisville Metro Animal Services announces all redemption fees are waived for pets owners who claim their pet at the LMAS Shelter. Friends of Metro Animal Services (FOMAS) is covering all fees in an effort to help pet owners facing financial hardship during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Sep 14 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Representative Charles Booker!

I caught up with Charles Booker on the Eight More Miles podcast! Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify or your podcatcher of choice!