State AG loses bid to move Cantrell probe

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s efforts to move his probe of New Orleans Mayor-elect Latoya Cantrell’s use of a city-issued credit card from the jurisdiction

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New Orleans gets a new Inspector General

On last Wednesday, the Ethics Review Board voted 6-1 to appoint Derry Harper, Nashville’s assistant district attorney general, to take over the helm at the

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New Orleans Alpha Chapter celebrate 92 years with 2017 Scholarship Gala
A sea of “alpha” males and their friends and family gathered at the Marriott Convention Center Hotel in New Orleans as the Sigma Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity ...
Report: Light pollution has impact on health, environment
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Louisiana is getting brighter. According to scientists, that’s not a good thing. A light pollution map created in part by data from the Earth Observation Group and the ...
State recommends closure of three charter schools in New Orleans
By Marta Jewson The Lens Three underperforming charter schools in New Orleans are one step from closing next spring after a Board of Elementary and Secondary Education committee voted unanimously Monday ...
State pulls back on coastal-restoration projects due to shortfall in oil and gas royalties
By Della Hasselle The Lens A shortfall in Louisiana’s share of federal offshore oil and gas royalties is forcing the state to delay critical coastal-restoration projects and a program that helps fund ...
Former cultural ambassador Irvin Mayfield indicted
Charges include wire fraud, money laundering and obstruction of justice Irvin Mayfield, the Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter who became a key cultural figure after Hurricane Katrina and founded the New Orleans Jazz ...
Public calls for greater scrutiny in selecting IG finalists
Before it began interviewing finalists seeking to fill the post of New Orleans Inspector General, the Ethics Review Board gave residents a chance to weigh in on the finalists and ...
A millage for TOPS?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With just 88 days remaining until the Regular Legislative Session, Gov. John Bel Edwards met with Senate President John Alario (R-Westwego) and House Speaker Taylor Barras, (R-New ...
Flood protection agency set to take over key pieces of hurricane protection system
By Della Hasselle The Lens The agency that oversees the storm surge protection system around metro New Orleans is set to take over permanent pumping stations at the mouths of the three ...

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