We’re prioritizing short-term political opportunism over what’s in the best long-term interests of our community.
The latest economic output data indicates Lafayette is still in flux as it recovers from the economic impact of the pandemic. We’re gaining ground, but not as quickly as we need.
Traffic, local government and the weather are near the top of Geoff Daily’s Thanksgiving list.
While Lafayette’s satisfaction with its quality of life is high, college grads don’t feel the same way.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory is short-circuiting the site selection process in announcing a “tentative” deal with UL.
The last few years have been tough on my love for Lafayette. But I’ve rekindled my love affair with a place I’m proud to call home.
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 City Council’s decision to investigate Guillory isn’t about politics. It’s about holding him accountable.
There has been no public accounting of how much three drainage lawsuits could ultimately cost. The cases could blow multimillion-dollar holes in LCG’s budget.
Lafayette can’t count on the industries that have powered its growth in the past. We need to pivot, and we have the tools to do it.
Problems with several major drainage projects threaten to waste millions of public dollars on actions that may not save anyone from flooding. It’s bad government, and the taxpayers are going to pay for it.
The City and Parish councils have been complicit in approving Guillory’s drainage projects without question. Now with tens of millions of dollars at risk of being wasted, the City Council is starting to ask the hard questions.