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Community Agenda 2019

Council split may be thrown out for re-vote, flaring political tension


The gist: Only months to go before elections to seat new city and parish councils, and last fall’s vote to create the separate bodies may be thrown out. City and parish voting maps do not match underlying legal descriptions, an error of hasty work, which gives potential cause to invalidate the result.

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Council/administration fault line grows wider after property tax failure

Council members and the administration are at odds on how to fix the parish budget.

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