If the budget is a vision for Louisville, then what Mayor Greg Fischer proposed and the Metro Council approved last week shows they are blind, and they think we are too. It is a reminder for Louisville: Watch what Fischer and the council do because you cannot necessarily believe what they say.
Like when Fischer talks up his Compassionate City booster pap, but he also allows an incompetent police chief to continue to brutalize and harass Black citizens. Like when his inaction, complicity or both led the police to kill Breonna Taylor.
Like when the cops or cop who shot her kept their jobs as an investigation into questions — including possibly why they were at her apartment in the first place — crawls along months later, still not completed.Read More ›