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Jefferson Parish backs tax for teacher pay raises

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 4, 2019

With a new School Board, new superintendent and new goal to improve academic performance from a C grade to...

Jefferson Parish voters overwhelmingly approve tax raise to pay teachers more

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

May 4, 2019

Jefferson Parish voters on Saturday resoundingly approved a new 7.9-mill, 10-year property tax to fund raises for teachers and...

Parks & Rec. millage approved by Orleans Parish voters

By Fox 8

Source: Fox 8

May 4, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – New Orleans voters approved a measure to consolidate taxes for the parish’s Parks and Recreation...

New Orleans voters OK parks & rec tax consolidation

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 4, 2019

New Orleans voters approved a consolidation of soon-to-expire taxes for New Orleans parks and recreation organizations Saturday (May 4)....

New Orleans voters overwhelmingly approve parks and recreation millage

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 4, 2019

New Orleans voters on Saturday roundly endorsed a new financial plan for parks and recreation in the city that...

Our Views: Vote to back teacher pay plan for better Jefferson schools

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

With broad backing of the parish’s leadership, including the business community and teachers unions at one time at odds,...

New Orleans area voters to decide on tax issues in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany on Saturday

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

Voters in much of the New Orleans area will head to the polls Saturday to consider mainly requests involving...

New Orleans voters asked to carve up parks & rec tax pie

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 2, 2019

A measure to replace and redistribute expiring taxes for New Orleans parks and recreation organizations will be put to voters Saturday...

On hotel taxes, Cantrell close to securing part of ‘fair share’

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 30, 2019

The closing of a deal to secure millions of dollars in immediate and continuing money for the city’s drainage infrastructure and the Sewerage &...

Recommendations for May 4 election

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

April 30, 2019

Some very critical tax measures go before the voters on Saturday. Teacher pay raises and commitments to public greenspace...