Monday, November 17, 2008

Mayor Slaps Hiring Freeze on City

From the Courier-Journal:

Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson today announced a hiring freeze and restrictions on discretionary spending as a way to deal with a projected $20 million shortfall in the city’s budget this fiscal year.

Abramson said in a statement that more spending restrictions, including layoffs and unpaid furloughs, are being considered.

Meanwhile, the city continues to dump money on the Cordish Co. and Light Up Louisville.

Stay tuned for updates...

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