Lafayette has spent big money on drainage projects for years, but it’s not clear how much that work was worth.
Bicycle Lafayette would build 50 miles of trails, a potentially transformative project. Building the first mile has proven difficult.
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.
Qualifying for local elections runs through Thursday.
Source: The Advocate
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