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Tax for New Orleans elderly runs into Mayor Cantrell’s infrastructure needs

By Greg LaRose

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 29, 2019

A property tax proposal on Saturday’s (March 30) ballot to support elderly services in New Orleans has given Mayor...

Here’s the new NOPD police chief’s plans for the future

By Heath Allen

Source: WDSU

March 28, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson is laying out his plans for the police department’s future...

Mayor Cantrell Urges “No” Vote on Saturday; Councilmember Williams Disagrees

By Jenn Bentley

Source: Big Easy Magazine

March 27, 2019

In a video posted to Facebook earlier this week, Mayor LaToya Cantrell continued to urge New Orleans residents to...

NOPD Chief Optimistic About Department’s Future

By Eileen Fleming

Source: WWNO

March 27, 2019

New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson delivered an optimistic assessment Wednesday of the department he’s led since mid-January. Chief...

NOPD’s New Chief Shares His Vision for a Safer New Orleans

March 27, 2019

The New Orleans Police Department’s new superintendent, Shaun Ferguson, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on his vision and...

Tax proposal for New Orleans senior citizens is missing crucial details

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 27, 2019

The Times-Picayune Editorial Board makes the following recommendation for Saturday’s election (March 30). ORLEANS PARISH Elderly Services Tax Proposition...

Clancy: Vote against senior property tax on Saturday

By Clancy DuBos

Source: WWL-TV

March 26, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Suppose we had an election and almost no one showed up? That could happen this Saturday in...

Editorial: Standing for our Seniors

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

March 25, 2019

VOTE YES in the upcoming 2 Mills, Senior Services Property Tax Special Election on March 30. Funding for senior services...

Fair Play, Fair Share, Part 1: New Orleans and the Lost Penny

By Michael David Raso

Source: Big Easy Magazine

March 25, 2019

It’s 2019, but looking at some of the city’s old and antiquated infrastructure, it doesn’t feel like it. We...

New Orleans Convention Center leaders say $1.1 billion investment will pay off, but will it?

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

March 23, 2019

Build it and they will come. That’s the rosy forecast by officials from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention...