Economy and budget columnist Geoff Daily is going to host a live text-based Q&A session this Friday from 2 – 4 p.m right here. He’ll answer your burning questions about Lafayette’s economic outlook and how that will impact the city-parish budget.
The Q&A has concluded. Check out the questions and answers below!
News + Notes
Lafayette closes up a big era in Baton Rouge
When the legislative session ends next week, it’ll sunset a period of big influence for Lafayette in Baton Rouge.
Powerful legislative leaders from Lafayette steer sizable state dollars to home parish
Lafayette Parish has an advantage over nearly every other community. It has a larger number of representatives and senators in the legislative leadership positions.
Lafayette has unlocked hundreds of adjudicated properties. But hundreds more remain.
Lafayette’s efforts to deal with adjudicated properties have seen slow but steady progress since adjudications peaked at 1,560 properties in July 2019. In the years since, LCG has brought hundreds of properties back into commerce.