Columnist Geoff Daily explores Lafayette’s economy and government, providing critical commentary about what’s working and what’s not.

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Column: Boomtown isn’t booming

Federal data shows Lafayette’s economy is behind a billion dollars. We can’t afford to be complacent.

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Column: Parish government can’t afford its politics

The mayor-president and council think the parish doesn’t need more tax revenue. They’re making the same costly mistake we’ve made for decades — in the name of politics.

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Mayor-President Josh Guillory

COLUMN: How Guillory has fallen short

Lost in accusations of corruption is a more basic accounting of the mayor-president’s performance. In short, he doesn’t measure up.

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Got $300? Run for something

Don’t sit on the sidelines. A chance at shaping Lafayette’s future costs just $300.

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