A series exploring the highs and lows of Lafayette’s economy, providing critical commentary about what’s working and what’s not.

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OPINION: Consolidated government is letting everyone down

Most of the Protect the City Committee’s attention has been focused on how consolidation isn’t working for the city. But consolidation is hurting not just the city but the rest of the parish as well.

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COLUMN: Why deconsolidation matters

Discussions around deconsolidating Lafayette Consolidated Government aren’t just the academic musings of the chattering class. They’re about making local government more responsive to its citizens.

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