The lack of engagement might be forgivable if the proposal was amazing, but it’s not. We need to start over from scratch.
Surprising council members, the Guillory administration will introduce Tuesday a plan for spending $83 million in federal coronavirus aid.
7/6 Council Preview: City Parish Alignment committee; restoring funds for AcA and Festival International; appropriating parish ARPA funds
Here’s a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Senate President Page Cortez’s home parish of Lafayette received more money than others.
Diversity, social vitality and opportunity are big themes. A vibrant community is a place people from all walks of life are attracted to and can thrive.
The report’s headline is simple — consolidation is unfair and dysfunctional — but its findings go a bit deeper than that. Here are several big takeaways.
What does it mean to have a vibrant community? A cool downtown? Great parks and recreation? A strong business sector? Access to opportunity? All of the above?
Capital spending bill approved by the skin of its teeth; funding included for Moncus Park, Holy Rosary redevelopment and Bayou Vermilion flood control
The two houses finally approved a tediously crafted conference report on a $5 billion capital outlay bill for next year’s bricks, mortar and cement projects.
The constitutional amendment will lower the cap on state income taxes to 4.75%.
Legislative Roundup: Income tax reform advances; Supreme Court expansion fails; compromises on mandatory kindergarten, abortion reporting reached; and more
For the second time this week, a proposed constitutional amendment that would have expanded the Louisiana Supreme Court from seven to nine members fell short of the needed two-thirds majority.
Legislative Roundup: Mixed action on tax reform; Senate OKs compromise power-based abuse bill; House passes Juneteenth holiday; Senate asks Biden to lift lease ban
The Senate moved aside contentious bills to advance legislation. The House approved a state holiday for Juneteenth.
Legislative Roundup: Power-based abuse; vaccine ‘anti-discrimination’; solar incentive pause; and more
Legislation is advancing in a hurry as the session’s end nears.