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Here’s the Details on the Metro Council’s Budget Approvals, and Cuts

Metro Council Approves the FY 2019-2020 Operating and Capital Budgets Louisville – By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for Metro Government. In a unanimous vote, the Council has approved the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Capital Budget for Metro Government. “Our task was to appropriate available funds in a way which would best serve the public, agree on a budget which would draw the most support on the Council and be signed by the Mayor. The job was much more difficult this year because of our dramatically higher pension…

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Passport to Halt Construction on West LouisvilleKY HQ

Nonprofit health plan seeking critical rate relief from Commonwealth of Kentucky Franklin County Circuit Court hearing scheduled for Feb. 26 Louisville, Ky. – Passport Health Plan is delaying construction on its new headquarters building at 18th and Broadway while the organization attempts to resolve a dispute with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services. Passport is seeking immediate relief from a reduction in reimbursement rates that disproportionately impacts Medicaid beneficiaries in the Louisville area – where the majority of Passport’s members reside. Passport broke ground on the four-story, 337,000-square foot building in March 2018 and had planned to occupy the building by early 2020….