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Bill Would Open Floodgates to Gubernatorial Interference

Apr 15, 2014

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In this release, BGR addresses a bill that would move the regional flood protection authorities into the executive branch. The change would expose the flood protection authorities to political pressure and intervention from the governor.

Re-Engineered Appointment Process Would Weaken Levee Board Reforms

Apr 1, 2014

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In this release, BGR raises concerns about a bill pending in the state Senate that would weaken the critical reforms of local levee boards put in place in response to the 2005 levee failures.

Court Committee Lining Up to Punt Away Public Dollars

Feb 4, 2014

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In this release, BGR points out that the Supreme Court committee charged with re-assessing the number of judgeships at each of the state’s courts appears to be positioning itself to punt on the matter – at the public’s expense.

The S&WB: Looking for a Few Good Members

Jan 2, 2014

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In this release, BGR encourages qualified citizens to volunteer to serve on the newly constituted Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.

Filed under: BGR Now, Governance Issues, Infrastructure, Orleans Parish, Sewerage and Water Board

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