African Americans bled for voting rights. We must honor that legacy and vote.
When will the democratic promise of the Civil Rights era be fulfilled? “Some day”, as the famous anthem goes, could mean an eternity.
It’s time for Louisiana to stop building urban highways, investing in transportation infrastructure that makes our cities poorer.
Lafayette has $28 million in federal coronavirus funds left to spend. It’s one-in-a-lifetime money that could do a lot of good.
Federal data shows Lafayette’s economy is behind a billion dollars. We can’t afford to be complacent.
Boulet’s next few months are going to be all about prioritizing which mess to clean first.
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.
Lost in accusations of corruption is a more basic accounting of the mayor-president’s performance. In short, he doesn’t measure up.
At $60 million, funding for superparks and other recreation projects represents Lafayette’s largest economic development investment since LUS Fiber. It may not pay off.
No one was asking for a new city courthouse. That means we’re paying a high public premium to subsidize a private development.
City residents are disenfranchised by a budget-making process that prevents the City Council from fulfilling the duties we elected them to perform.
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