Louisville Metro Council passes vote of no confidence against mayor over handling of Breonna Taylor case

Louisville Metro Council passes vote of no confidence against mayor over handling of Breonna Taylor case
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The resolution, which passed 22 to 4, also outlines a detailed list of actions the mayor needs to take in order to “restore trust between the residents of Louisville Metro and its government and to ensure the safety and equality of all its residents.”

Some of the actions include advancing policies for social and racial equity, committing to total transparency of government actions and a full review of the Louisville Metro Police Department by the end of this year.

The resolution states there will be further steps by the council if the mayor fails to advance these actions. Many council members expressed irritation during the two-hour debate over the resolution, saying it lacked accountability and that the metro council was the only mechanism for holding the mayor to the demands.

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