With so many races and candidates, the wide scope of this fall’s elections can be a turn-off for young voters.
Cities around the country have blazed new trails with solutions to their housing problems that Lafayette can learn from. But its own citizens have answers too.
Zoning regulations make replicating the density of the city’s early suburban neighborhoods nearly impossible.
They were sold visions of kayaks and fishing. Two years later, they’re living with the consequences of a colossal unfinished project.
Under Louisiana law, Priscilla Gonzalez had 24 hours to file her paperwork to appeal the ruling – with legal holidays that worked out to be noon on Monday. Gonzalez did file a motion – but not until after 1 p.m. on Monday, court records show.
A district court judge found that Priscilla Gonzalez was unable to show that she was a “qualified elector” or prove she had filed her taxes.
The suit claims Priscilla Gonzalez failed to meet local residency requirements and falsely certified that she had filed federal and state income tax returns.
Lafayette’s annual budget season is here, and in just about a month the city and parish councils will be voting on how to spend hundreds of millions of tax dollars next year. Take a deep dive into the proposed budget with our updated explorer.
Qualifying for local elections runs through Thursday.
Source: The Advocate
Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s proposed budget for next year is out, and our award-winning budget guide is updated with new info for LCG’s annual budget process.
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