The American Rescue Plan Act is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make our community better, one we can’t afford to waste.
Communities across the country are grappling with how to spend their piece of the American Recovery Plan Act. That’s where you come in.
After winning a gesture of acknowledgement, Lafayette’s LGBTQ+ community has a reason — and a safe space — to celebrate.
At the Vibrant Community Summit, presenter Quint Studer counted Lafayette’s blessings and warned against taking them for granted.
Senate President Page Cortez’s home parish of Lafayette received more money than others.
Diversity, social vitality and opportunity are big themes. A vibrant community is a place people from all walks of life are attracted to and can thrive.
The report’s headline is simple — consolidation is unfair and dysfunctional — but its findings go a bit deeper than that. Here are several big takeaways.
What does it mean to have a vibrant community? A cool downtown? Great parks and recreation? A strong business sector? Access to opportunity? All of the above?
6/15 Council Preview: Lafayette gets proud, restores cultural funding, plus more drainage talk and new rules for litter, dumping and development
The City and Parish Councils meet tomorrow with agendas covering a lot of ground, from cultural funding to changes to the development code to Pride Month to reports on LCG’s finances and the Louisiana Watershed Initiative.
Capital spending bill approved by the skin of its teeth; funding included for Moncus Park, Holy Rosary redevelopment and Bayou Vermilion flood control
The two houses finally approved a tediously crafted conference report on a $5 billion capital outlay bill for next year’s bricks, mortar and cement projects.
Senate, House approve compromises on abortion reporting, vaccine discrimination, ‘tampon tax’ exemption
HB423 by Rep. Julie Emerson, R-Carencro will require hospitals to submit quarterly reports to the Louisiana Department of Health on treatments for abortion complications.
Domestic abuse bill pulled after explosive exchange, but child sex abuse bill wins passage in both houses
The domestic abuse bill had significant bipartisan support but was pulled after a emotional clash between legislators.