The Lafayette City Council approved $50,000 in funding for the nonprofit Focus Clubhouse. But long term, funding can be a challenge.
American Rescue Plan Act funds, federal funds intended to help local governments make up for losses suffered during the COVID pandemic, will be used to buy the land.
Source: The Advocate
The owners of hundreds of acres seized for a massive detention facility are pursuing damages from Lafayette Consolidated Government.
While the Guillory administration is confident the situation will resolve, it’s unclear how — and how soon.
It’s a strategy advocates say could be duplicated across the country to help erase a multibillion-dollar problem.