Language and access, not resistance, are big barriers to vaccines for Lafayette’s Latinos. ACLA’s solution is simple: knock on the door.
The Current has filed a public records lawsuit against the Lafayette Economic Development Authority and its president and CEO, Gregg Gothreaux, to compel the agency to turn over the more than 30 applications/résumés of candidates seeking to replace Gothreaux.
In two budgets proposed Tuesday, the Guillory administration showered funding on infrastructure and Downtown Lafayette. But in its rescue plan budget, the administration allocated little to no money for direct economic aid, housing or attacking the pandemic.
The lack of engagement might be forgivable if the proposal was amazing, but it’s not. We need to start over from scratch.
The bill fell two votes short of an override, with Lafayette’s delegation split along party lines.
Up for votes and discussion are a host of issues, including next year’s budget, how to spend the $83.5 million of fiscal recovery money, taking first steps to build a new jail, rezoning the Oil Center, investing $1 million in parks, and more.
LCG and the United Daughters of the Confederacy agreed to terms Thursday.
By memorializing queer social spaces of the past, artists Jacob Broussard and Emile Mausner have created a social space where generations of Acadiana’s LGBTQIA+ community can connect.
Surprising council members, the Guillory administration will introduce Tuesday a plan for spending $83 million in federal coronavirus aid.
7/6 Council Preview: City Parish Alignment committee; restoring funds for AcA and Festival International; appropriating parish ARPA funds
Here’s a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Alicia Moten went into Accelerate Northside with an idea and came out with a business, Essence of Aja, that could build wealth and opportunity for her and her child.
The American Rescue Plan Act is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make our community better, one we can’t afford to waste.