Due to supply chain issues created by the pandemic, the board is moving forward with a plan for a smaller library than could have been built if the process had been initiated earlier.
At a special meeting Thursday, the board accepted the resignation of library director Danny Gillane.
The bill sought to codify an attorney general opinion that library board members could be fired at the will of the governing authority that appointed them.
They allege that Chair Robert Judge unlawfully silences and intimidates individuals he disagrees with.
The board’s February meeting was conducted haphazardly and may have resulted in votes cast improperly.
If adopted, board members could be removed by the local agencies that appointed them at any time, for any reason.
His “Protecting Innocence” report includes excerpts from several books Landry singled out after a months-long investigation into public libraries.
A temporary restraining order preventing Louisiana’s abortion ban from being enforced will remain in effect pending a decision.
Judge Don Johnson issued the temporary restraining order Tuesday in 19th Judicial District Court, prohibiting Attorney General Jeff Landry and Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Courtney Phillips from enforcing the state’s abortion ban.