By Charles Maldonado thelensnola.org A newly adopted system changing how New Orleans police officers are paid for off-duty security details may violate federal tax law,
U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Jr. officially seized the reins after being sworn in Friday morning as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Connie Montgomery’s path to becoming a candidate in the October 19 Juvenile Court Judge race in Jefferson Parish started because she was told that women could not ... Group seeks update on NOPD consent decree and its monitor
Community United for Change, a grassroots organization, sent a letter Tuesday to a federal judge last week seeking an update on the work a Washington, DC-based firm is doing to ... Kenneth Polite moves closer to becoming U.S. Attorney
On the morning of September 12, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of New Orleans attorney Kenneth Allen Polite Jr. for the post of U.S. Attorney for the ... New Orleans group delivers 10,000 letters to Jindal to expand Medicaid in La.
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer 'This is tantamount to killing people. The poor and most vulnerable are being thrown away.' With close to 10,000 letters in tow, a group of community leaders travelled ... Jindal’s ‘64-Parish Tour’ seen as effort to raise approval numbers
By Tyler Bridges thelensnola.org In March, his public approval rating sank to a new low. In April, he abandoned his biggest legislative priority, a plan to revamp Louisiana’s tax system. No contradiction to CDC complaint on Big Charity
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The opposition of the judges of the Orleans Civil District Court to converting Big Charity into a “Civic Center”—a proposed municipal center encompassing both the CDC and ... Candidates for New Orleans elected offices kick off campaigns
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Basin Street Station, the renovated train depot that is part Vieux Carre’ welcome center/part reception hall on its top floor, has gained some notoriety in recent weeks ... Perque enters Traffic Court race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Traffic Court candidate Richard Perque explained, “For me, the decision to go to law school was an easy one, I saw my grandfather and mother work ...
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