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 18 2020 Metro Council members encourage the community to celebrate Juneteenth in a unique way this year

With the support of several Metro Council members and officials at Waterfront Park, all of Louisville Metro will have the opportunity to celebrate an important moment in America’s history when slavery officially ended. The Juneteenth Jubilee Celebration, a seven-part weekly series, begins airing locally on traditional broadcast outlets and social media this Friday, June 19th in a new unique format to reach a wide audience.

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 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). 

Oct 28 2019 Partnership to return some Library Services to Southeastern Jefferson County Planned for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilmembers, representatives from the Friends of the Fern Creek Library and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 to announce the start of efforts to bring back some library programs and services to Southeastern Jefferson County.

What: Announcement of new programs and services to support areas of Louisville that lost library services following the closure of the Fern Creek Library.

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.

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

May 2 2019 Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Broad Run Park

Councilman Stuart Benson (District 20) encourages the people of Southeastern Jefferson County to join him at a performance of MACBETH by Kentucky Shakespeare. The performance will occur at the Broad Run Park Pavilion in the Parklands at 2pm on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and is free to everyone.

Audience members are invited to bring their own chairs, blankets, and picnics for this free, family-friendly community event.

May 2 2019 Location and Meeting Changes for Minority Caucus

Louisville, KY: The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council announces the movement of their weekly meetings from Room 207 to Room 200 of City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street). The Caucus will continue to meet in room 200 until the end of the Metro Budget Cycle (July 1, 2019).  

The Minority Caucus will not meet today, May 2, 2019, and will return to meeting weekly next Thursday, May 9, 2019 at our new location.