Louisville Metro Council approved a budget Tuesday that trims more than $25 million from the city’s budget starting July 1. The cuts span across city departments affecting public safety and services that residents rely on every day. Host Jean West joined Ryan Van Velzer, who was at the Metro Council meeting Tuesday night, to discuss a few different programs that affect some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
So on Tuesday night the Metro Council overwhelmingly approved the city’s largest budget cut since the Great Recession. Mayor Greg Fischer said the budget reflects the realities of the states increasing pension obligations.