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LCG’s budget is a vision statement and an action plan. It sets how much we spend on public safety, infrastructure, recreation, housing, healthcare and more. Explore the budget, find out how the process works and how you can get involved.

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Link to theadvocate.com Parish Council finance chairman objects to large pay raises for LCG directors in 2022-23 budget 

Lafayette Parish Council Finance Committee Chairman Kevin Naquin wants to remove from the proposed 2022-23 budget large pay raises for directors and other non civil service employees of Lafayette Consolidated Government.

Mayor-President Josh Guillory proposed pay raises in excess of $30,000 for some administrators who serve at his pleasure. Also in the proposed budget are raises between $8,000 and $20,000 for council administrative staff.

Source: The Advocate

Link to bloomberg.com Fracking Profits Finally Blossoming After Decade of Steep Losses 

From 2020 to the end of the second quarter, they’ll have reaped more than $85 billion, according to estimates, and the gains are forecast to continue at least through the rest of this year.

It’s a vindication of the sector’s new business model that prizes profits over production growth. For consumers, it’s a sign that shale is no longer willing to fund money-losing drilling projects that ensured years of ample crude and natural gas supplies.

Source: Bloomberg

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