Jul 1 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Breonna Taylor's attorney Lonita Baker

Councilman Coan speaks with Breonna Taylor's attorney Lonita Baker about seeking justice for her client and the new civil rights movement happening now. Available on iTunes, Soundcloud

Jul 1 2020 The New Deal Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Jun 17 2020 The Addition Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Jun 11 2020 Metro Council passes Breonna’s Law, “No-Knock” warrants are banned for LMPD

In a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has banned the use of “No-Knock” warrants after passing Breonna’s Law, an ordinance which also sets guidelines for the execution of all search warrants by Louisville Metro Police officers and requires active body camera whenever a warrant is served.

Jun 3 2020 District 8 eNews: June 3, 2020
Jun 3 2020 Public Safety Committee approves “Breonna’s Law” an Ordinance to regulate no-knock warrants and the use of body cameras in all search warrants

In a unanimous vote, the Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has approved “Breonna’s Law” to regulate and provide specific guidelines for the use of no-knock warrants by Louisville Metro Police officers.

May 21 2020 The Apolitical Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
May 15 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Ryan Rogers of Feast, Royals and Bar Vetti

Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify or your podcatcher of choice!

May 11 2020 Metro Council Members File Resolution asking Congress to fund Emergency Rental Assistance in future stimulus package

In an effort to assist renters, at a news conference on Monday, members of the Louisville Metro Council were joined by the Louisville Apartment Association to call on Congress to include Emergency Rental Assistance funding in the upcoming stimulus package.

May 6 2020 The Tightening Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Apr 22 2020 The Drastic Edition of District 8 eNews is live!
Apr 20 2020 The Louisville Metro Council send letter Congressional Leaders asking for federal help to keep cities viable during COVID 19

Today the 26-member Louisville Metro Council sent a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman John Yarmuth asking them to support additional federal funding for state and local governments.  

Apr 15 2020 Listen to the latest episode of the 8 More Miles Podcast with Highlands Community Ministries Executive Director Troy Burden

If you need help, Troy Burden and Highlands Community Ministries are here for you on Eight More Miles: the District 8 Podcast.  Listen and learn how to get rent assistance (up to $1,000) groceries and meals as soon as today (4/15)!  Also, get to know more about HCM and Troy and how you can join in the cause. Available on iTunes, 

Apr 11 2020 Metro Council Leadership to hold news conference on moving forward with legislation and committees during COVID 19 crisis in the coming weeks News Conference set for Monday April 13th at 1:30pm

Louisville – President David James (D- 6), Majority Caucus Chair Markus Winkler (D-17) and Minority Caucus Chair Kevin Kramer (R-11) will hold a news conference on Monday, April 13th to lay out how the Metro Council will continue to work to address legislation and improve public participation in the budget and legislative processes while continuing to adhere to safety recommendations in our effort to combat the COVI D19 virus.

Apr 8 2020 The Strange Days Edition of District 8 eNews is live!