Charter (New Orleans)

Early voting begins Saturday for Dec. 8 runoff elections

By Dominic Massa

Source: WWL-TV

November 23, 2018

Early voting begins Saturday, Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 1 for the Dec. 8 elections across Louisiana, including...

Would a city council member on New Orleans S&WB solve issues? Not exactly, watchdog group says

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

November 22, 2018

A proposal voters will consider next month to restore a City Council representative to the Sewerage & Water Board’s...

Our Views: More action by New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board management needed over membership change

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

November 17, 2018

A charter amendment on the Dec. 8 ballot would make changes in the membership of the group that oversees...

Should a City Council member be on the Sewerage & Water Board? New Orleans will decide

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 15, 2018

New Orleans voters will decide next month whether to return a New Orleans City Council member to the Sewerage & Water Board’s 11-person...

On the Ballot: S&WB Governance Change, December 8, 2018

November 15, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases a report to inform voters on a proposed City of New...

Our Views: Orleans’ proposed rainy-day fund could provide parish the financial base needed

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

November 18, 2017

There are several issues and races on the ballot throughout south Louisiana for today’s election, including a statewide contest...

New Orleans voters approve ‘rainy day’ emergency fund

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 18, 2017

New Orleans voters have agreed to create a safety net for the city’s finances, establishing a “rainy day” fund with...

Rainy day fund is vital to New Orleans’ financial future, mayor says

By Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Source: Letters to the Editor, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 17, 2017

In 7 1/2 years, together with the City Council and the people of New Orleans, we have righted the...

Our Views: There will be other ‘rainy days’ in New Orleans; vote yes for proposed emergency fund

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

November 2, 2017

When Mayor Mitch Landrieu and a new City Council took office in May 2010, New Orleans was broke. The...