Male vs. Female? - Gender bias part of talks as votes secured on budget plan

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By Thomas Barr

 SHEPHERDSVILLE – After 90 minutes of discussion, Bullitt Fiscal Court appears ready to approve a 2012-13 budget next Thursday.

But the apparent agreement didn’t come at a cheap price.

Allegations of budget decisions being made based on gender was just one of the comments made on Tuesday.

In the end, magistrate Rick Clements offered a compromise to a budget proposal offered by fellow magistrate John Bradshaw. That proposal was adopted 3-2 and will now be voted upon at a 10 a.m. meeting on June 28.

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