Libraries

Council advances controversial library board appointment, announces ballot initiative to renew library tax

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

February 4, 2021

The New Orleans City Council Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday voted to advance the nomination of Dana Henry to...

Council defers library board appointment after public pushback

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

January 21, 2021

A New Orleans City Council committee was set to consider Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s most recent nominee for the New...

N.O. Library Director spread ‘misinformation … and lies,’ board secretary says

By David Hammer

Source: WWL-TV

January 21, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — A member of the New Orleans Public Library Board of Directors blasted the city’s library director...

Gambit Commentary: A note to our readers

By Gambit

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

We find ourselves in the uncomfortable, but necessarily so, position of having to start this week’s Commentary with an...

Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

The voters in Orleans Parish spoke quite clearly Saturday when they rejected three millage proposals that Mayor LaToya Cantrell...

New Orleans voters reject Cantrell’s tax proposals

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

December 5, 2020

In Orleans Parish, multiple property tax measures were on the Dec. 5 ballot. New Orleans overwhelmingly rejected Mayor LaToya...

Orleans millage proposals beaten badly despite Cantrell threatening layoffs

By WWL Staff

Source: WWL-TV

December 5, 2020

New Orleans voters roundly defeated all three of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tax proposals just days after she had warned...

Voters shoot down all three Cantrell-backed tax proposals

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 5, 2020

New Orleans voters on Saturday rejected a package of ballot propositions put forward by Mayor LaToya Cantrell that would...

New Orleans to vote on three propositions Saturday

By Morgan Lentes

Source: WDSU

December 4, 2020

NEW ORLEANS — City leaders in New Orleans are calling on residents to approve three propositions on Saturday, which...

Orleans Parish residents will decide on millage propositions during Saturday’s election NEWS by: Anna McAllister

By Anna McAllister

Source: WGNO

December 4, 2020

ORLEANS PARISH, LA. — Orleans Parish voters will have to decide on three millage propositions at the polls. These...