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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor Fischer wins national Education Pathways award

Recognizes mayor-led efforts to enhance college completion, career readiness Louisville, KY., – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was among three city leaders awarded a 2016 U.S. Conference of Mayors/USA Funds 2016 National Education Pathways with a Purpose award on Sunday. The awards, announced during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 84th annual meeting in Indianapolis, are sponsored by USCM and USA Funds, a nonprofit corporation that promotes student success in college and careers.  The winning communities – Louisville, Orlando, Fla., and Hartford, Conn. – will share a total of $150,000 in grants to recognize mayor-led programs that provide a more purposeful path…

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Fischer Reveals LouisvilleKY’s Budget — $$ for Streets, Parks, Facilities

From Metro Government: Mayor Fischer unveils new budget that builds on city’s success, commits $23.5 million for road improvements Includes dollars for Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Northeast Library design, additional LMPD officers, new animal shelter, Waterfront Park expansion Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled his proposed city budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which builds upon the city’s success and devotes $23.5 million to paving streets and repairing roads and sidewalks, the largest such investment in a decade. The $822 million budget also devotes a significant investment — $2.5 million — to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund; $3.4 million to build…