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.
Flood insurance premiums have surged across the state under FEMA’s new system for calculating risks. State officials involved in the suit say the federal agency has not been transparent about how the calculation works.
Source: The Daily Advertiser
City-parish officials claim “erroneous” report led to major overpayment.
Mills, chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee, started receiving immediate backlash on social media after casting the deciding vote on proposed ban on gender-affirming healthcare for minors, killing the bill for the year.
Source: Louisiana Illuminator
Lafayette’s median-cost ratio — how much of their income renters spend on housing — is roughly the same as Houston’s and higher than Austin’s.
The Guillory administration mounted a vigorous but flawed defense this week in a special meeting held to review the extraordinary findings in an annual audit of Lafayette Consolidated Government.
That conclusion was reached months ago and not shared with council members until this week.
The ordinance was introduced Tuesday during a special meeting announced Monday. The ordinance will be considered for final approval by the council in two weeks.
Source: The Advocate
Finding a job that’s right for them is a key reason young people leave Lafayette. What’s your experience?
The Guillory administration has so far refused to answer questions the chairs of both councils posed a week ago.
Are Lafayette’s leaders listening? Young voters say their concerns are falling on deaf ears.
It’s time to stop pretending the actions of this administration documented in this audit are normal or acceptable.