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City Council’s powers over S&WB are limited, councilman says

By Letters to the Editor

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 3, 2018

In a Dec. 2 editorial titled, “No on adding a council representative to S&WB,” the Times-Picayune editorial board quotes a recent Bureau...

Ex-S&WB leader disputes firing over pay raise

By Dennis Woltering

Source: WWL-TV

December 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Tensions were already running high in mid-August when the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board resumed...

Biggest surprise to Joe Giarrusso about first year on New Orleans City Council? ‘People lie’

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

December 2, 2018

New Orleans City Council members had some surprising answers at a panel discussion hosted by the Bureau of Governmental...

Adding a City Council representative to the S&WB isn’t a good idea

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 2, 2018

The Times-Picayune Editorial Board makes the following recommendation for the Dec. 8 election. SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD PROPOSITION To amend...

Commentary: Vote ‘yes’ to putting a council representative on the Sewerage & Water Board

By Gambit Commentary

Source: Gambit

November 29, 2018

This Saturday, Dec. 8, is Election Day in Louisiana. The ballot includes a statewide runoff for Secretary of State...

BGR Social at The Shop @ the CAC

On November 28, 2018, we hosted a BGR Social at The Shop @ the CAC, where young professionals and...

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...

Nonprofit status for New Orleans convention center hotel? Looks like ducking taxes, assessor says

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

November 22, 2018

As negotiations continue behind the scenes over the terms of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s proposed 1,200-room high-rise...

Edwards refuses to shift hotel tax dollars to S&WB

By Danny Monteverde

Source: WWL-TV

November 20, 2018

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said definitively that he will not support a plan by Mayor LaToya Cantrell...