Greater access to naloxone appears to be having an impact. At the current rate, the number of overdose deaths projected for this year would decline 30%. Hurdles remain in the supply chain. Those fighting the opioid crisis hope to overcome them.
Twenty-five years in the making, Berry’s new documentary is a historical portrait of New Orleans and its enduring Jazz Funeral tradition.
LUS Fiber is budgeted to spend millions on expansions and make a discretionary payment into the city general fund for the first time ever. Fiber can’t afford to do that.
The suit alleges “egregious and intentional” abuse of the state’s Public Records Law and seeks to hold Guillory personally liable for attorneys’ fees, costs and damages.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
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Previously, the councils had both passed an amended budget that did not include nearly a quarter of a million dollars in raises for top officials working for Lafayette Consolidated Government.
However, Guillory restored the raises to the budget using line-item veto powers. The City and Parish Councils have since come back and decided they would challenge that veto, holding a joint meeting to override that as the battle between Lafayette’s legislative and executive branches rages on.
Former Louisiana State Police trooper Brian Ardoin and Lafayette police Sgt. Dorian Brabham took the stage for two hours before about three dozen Lafayette residents at a forum co-chaired by the Lafayette NAACP and League of Women Voters-Lafayette.
Source: The Advocate
But the two most expensive parts of that project — major detention ponds near Homewood Drive and off Duhon Road expected to total more than $50 million — can’t be paid for with federal funds because LCG’s process for hiring a contractor to build them was not competitive enough to comply with federal law.
Source: The Advertiser
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