Aug 18 2020 Councilmembers File Resolution Seeking the Resignation of Mayor Greg Fischer

Today I joined six of my colleagues in co-sponsoring a resolution (R-110-20) that seeks a vote of no-confidence in the leadership of Mayor Fischer and requests his resignation from office.

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 5 2020 Metro Council members urge governor to provide guidance for reopening Jefferson County schools in the fall

A bipartisan group of Louisville Metro Council members has signed a letter calling upon Governor Andy Beshear to work with public health officials and school districts across the state to prioritize getting students back into classrooms this fall.

Apr 24 2020 Metro Council Members to host Facebook Live Event with JCPS Administrators

Event will be hosted by Council men Kramer, Reed, Benson and Peden will Feature JCPS Administrators Abby Piper and Renee Murphy

Apr 23 2020 Metro Council Budget Committee Announces Hearing Schedule for FY21 Capital and Operating Budgets

Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has released its schedule for reviewing Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2020-2021 Capital and Operating Budgets.

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 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 1 2020 Councilwoman Parker self-quarantining following exposure to COVID-19 while serving as nurse at local hospital

Louisville, KY: Louisville Metro Councilwoman Marilyn Parker (District 18) is self-quarantining following exposure to COVID-19 as a result of her work as a part-time registered nurse (RN) at a local hospital. Parker is currently dealing with some symptoms that are associated with the virus, but has not yet been tested and will continue to self-quarantine until she is given clearance by her doctors and the hospital where she is working on the front lines to help fight this pandemic.

Jan 10 2020 Metro Council Republicans Elect Kramer and Reed as Minority Caucus Leaders for 2020

Louisville, KY – During their first Caucus meeting of 2020, the seven Republican members of the Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus unanimously elected Councilman Kevin Kramer (District 11) to the position of Caucus Chair and Councilman Scott Reed (District 16) as Caucus Vice-Chair.

Jan 8 2020 Minority Caucus to hold first meeting of 2020

For Immediate Release                                  

Minority Caucus to hold first meeting of 2020
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 4 p.m.

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Metro Council’s Minority Caucus will meet at 4 p.m. on the Thursday, January 9, 2020.  This meeting will be the first meeting of 2020 for the Minority Caucus and will include the election of Caucus Chair and Caucus Vice-Chair.

Nov 27 2019 Metro Council's Minority Caucus Meeting Cancelled

Louisville, KY: The Louisville Metro Council's Minority Caucus will not meet on Thursday, November 28, 2019 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The next regularly scheduled meetings will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 and Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 202 of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). 

Aug 22 2019 Metro Council Members Sponsor Breast Cancer Screening

Facial Sun Damage Screenings also available

Louisville, KY-  Metro Council Members Kevin Kramer (District 11), Anthony Piagentini (District 19),  Stuart Benson (District 20), and Robin Engel (District 22) are sponsoring a Breast Cancer & Sun Damage Screening on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Glenridge Health Campus (6415 Calm River Way) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Aug 4 2019 Metro Councilman Kramer to Host District 11 Town Hall Meeting at Jeffersontown Fire Station Two

Louisville, KY –Louisville Metro Councilman Kevin J. Kramer (District 11) will hold a district meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Jeffersontown Fire Station Two (formerly McMahan Firs Station), 4318 Taylorsville Road.

Councilman Kramer will be joined by representatives from the Louisville Metro Police Department, Jeffersontown Fire Protection District, Louisville Metro Public Works, Louisville Metro Codes & Regulations, Urban Forestry and Brightside.

Jul 25 2019 Louisville Metro to Honor Carl Owen

Louisville Metro to Honor Carl Owen

Plaque honoring Owen to be unveiled at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

Louisville, KY – On Friday, July 26, 2019 Metro Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20), Kevin Kramer (District 11) and Robin Engel (District 22) will unveil a plaque honoring the life and legacy of Mr. Carl E. Owen. The event will take place at the Charlie Vettiner Golf Course’s clubhouse and is open to the public.

Jul 15 2019 Groundbreaking Planned for Major Improvements at Charlie Vettiner Park

Event marks start of $800,000 investment in park