Special Prosecutor Named in Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin’s Public Integrity Case

For WFPL Public Radio Published: WED MARCH 13, 2013 By RAE HODGE The Louisville Metro Ethics Commission will make a ruling on its case involving Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, D-2, this week while the criminal investigation against the embattled lawmaker is moving forward. Shanklin is facing five charges of violating the city’s code of… Continue reading

Pension Fixes in Limbo As Leaders Argue Over Approaches

For WFPL Public Radio Published: THU FEBRUARY 28, 2013 By KENNY COLSTON AND RAE HODGE A House bill aiming to help generate revenues for the underfunded pension system is in legal limbo as the Senate refused to accept the bill. House Bill 416 takes revenues from expansion of Instant Racing and online lottery sales… Continue reading