In a letter delivered to both councils, M-P Josh Guillory suggests deferring questions about his drainage projects to an auditor.
Abortions are legal again in Louisiana until at least July 8, when Orleans Parish District Judge Robin Giarrusso holds her first hearing over a lawsuit challenging the statewide abortion ban.
In Louisiana, abortion is now illegal in almost in all cases. State law only allows for exceptions if pregnant woman’s life is in danger from a physical illness or a pregnant woman could otherwise sustain “serious, permanent impairment of a life-sustaining organ.”
LCG’s budget is a vision statement and an action plan. What matters then, is what we believe our priorities should be. What are yours?
Problems with several major drainage projects threaten to waste millions of public dollars on actions that may not save anyone from flooding. It’s bad government, and the taxpayers are going to pay for it.
The mayor-president is not a bad man, but his June “proclamation” is very, very bad.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils. To see the full agendas, check out the links below.
Organizers say the spirit of Juneteenth is one of unity, an opportunity for all to commemorate a milestone in the struggle for freedom and equality, take stock of enduring injustices and celebrate the contributions of the Black community.
LCG paid quadruple for the land it razed to knock down spoil levees on the Vermilion River and left one of the land’s owners out of the deal. It could spell more legal trouble.
Bills passed by Lafayette legislators this session will affect constituents including massage therapists, disabled veterans, postsecondary students with disabilities, teachers called to military duty, bingo players, fishing boat guides, members of the Krewe of Bonaparte and drunken school bus drivers.
The City and Parish councils have been complicit in approving Guillory’s drainage projects without question. Now with tens of millions of dollars at risk of being wasted, the City Council is starting to ask the hard questions.
Bringing everybody together is what Pride Acadiana is about. And there are plenty of ways to show up and show pride, during Pride Month and year round. Here’s how to get involved.