In Louisiana, abortion is now illegal in almost in all cases. State law only allows for exceptions if pregnant woman’s life is in danger from a physical illness or a pregnant woman could otherwise sustain “serious, permanent impairment of a life-sustaining organ.”
LCG’s budget is a vision statement and an action plan. What matters then, is what we believe our priorities should be. What are yours?
The mayor-president is not a bad man, but his June “proclamation” is very, very bad.
Organizers say the spirit of Juneteenth is one of unity, an opportunity for all to commemorate a milestone in the struggle for freedom and equality, take stock of enduring injustices and celebrate the contributions of the Black community.
LCG paid quadruple for the land it razed to knock down spoil levees on the Vermilion River and left one of the land’s owners out of the deal. It could spell more legal trouble.
Bills passed by Lafayette legislators this session will affect constituents including massage therapists, disabled veterans, postsecondary students with disabilities, teachers called to military duty, bingo players, fishing boat guides, members of the Krewe of Bonaparte and drunken school bus drivers.
The library is the front line. We at Acadiana Queer Collective cannot stand silently while it actively silences the voices of our siblings who stand in harm’s way.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
With sufficient funding and commitment, the 50-mile network of trails and paths could remake how Lafayette gets around.
The $3.8 million project, now the subject of a barbed federal lawsuit with St. Martin Parish, was top secret and may have violated public bid law with a peculiar contract arrangement.
The population of the city of Lafayette may no longer make up the majority of the parish. That means our city is stuck without a full-time leader who is focused solely on city business and who is accountable to city residents.
At 82, the elder statesman of swamp pop gets his due on the big stage — with a little help from some legendary admirers.