While the Guillory administration is confident the situation will resolve, it’s unclear how — and how soon.
Between 1958 and 2012, according to the 2014 National Climate Assessment, the amount of rain falling in the biggest storms grew by 37 percent in the Midwest, 27 percent in the South, and 71 percent in the Northeast. Do last century’s weather records still hold water? Some researchers have concluded they don’t.
Gov. John Bel Edwards called legislators into a special session to address Louisiana’s worsening insurance crisis. Top officials say thousands could lose homes without a fix.
LCG will consider shutting down alcohol sales at midnight on Mardi Gras day.
An appeal court has ruled that Lafayette Consolidated Government abused its authority when it expropriated 372 acres of private land for the Homewood Drive Detention Pond Project.
The land on the Vermilion River was owned by Bendel Partnership and leased for farming.
Source: The Advocate
Looking back, we uncovered a program plagued with problems: conflicts of interest, disregard for public accountability processes and a lack of proven need or efficacy.
For a flood project, LCG targeted land that was easy to get — because it was repped by City-Parish Attorney Greg Logan.
This week: a veto showdown that might be moot and another high stakes library board appointment
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Local media turned up the heat on the mayor-president in August, reporting that may be turning into big-time investigations.
The FBI has joined two federal agencies scrutinizing Lafayette’s drainage projects, this time with an eye on the relationship between the contractor and Mayor-President Josh Guillory.
A success in LCG’s eyes, the overnight operation may have violated state law, federal law, a St. Martin Parish ordinance and, it now appears, Lafayette’s Home Rule Charter.