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Bevin praises Louisville Metro Council for rejecting tax increase

Gov. Matt Bevin weighed into Louisville’s looming budget shortfall in a radio appearance on Wednesday, criticizing the leadership of Mayor Greg Fischer and praising Metro Council’s rejection of a proposed ordinance last month that would have nearly doubled the tax rate on most kinds of insurance premiums. Asked to give advice for Fischer on the city’s $35 million budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, Bevin told Terry Meiners of WHAS: “Welcome to financial reality, my friend.”

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