S&WB

Key to Cantrell’s 2019 legislative agenda? Tourism cash to rebuild New Orleans S&WB, more

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

March 17, 2019

Less than a month away from the start of the 2019 legislative session, Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s legislative agenda is...

Working groups zeroing in on cash to meet Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s demands for S&WB help

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

March 16, 2019

Two groups — one created by the mayor and the governor, the other consisting of tourism and business leaders working...

New Orleans lawmakers see tough fight ahead for infrastructure money

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

March 10, 2019

With the Louisiana Legislature convening in exactly one month, the first proposals focused on raising more money for New Orleans road...

Hotel taxes are at the center of Cantrell’s fight to provide more money for New Orleans infrastructure

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

February 24, 2019

This year agencies in New Orleans charged with overseeing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, running the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center...

Cantrell pressing governor to use convention center funds for New Orleans infrastructure

By Beau Evans and Julia O'Donoghue

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

February 22, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has signaled she wants $75 million for city infrastructure repairs straight from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s...

Cantrell plan to aid New Orleans S&WB? $75M upfront, $40M in revenue from sports, tourism

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

February 14, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell on Thursday gave the clearest outline yet of her vision for plugging budget holes at the...

S&WB task force highlights agency’s financial crisis, calls for drainage fees

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

January 28, 2019

The New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board is in desperate need of money for critical infrastructure projects and should...

Money should not be taken from tourism for infrastructure needs: Billy Nungesser

By Julia O'Donoghue

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

January 16, 2019

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser doesn’t think New Orleans hotel tax revenue should be redirected from state marketing, tourism and sports-related organizations...

Cantrell’s quest for more infrastructure dollars centers on $160 million in tourism taxes

By Tyler Bridges

Source: The Advocate

January 12, 2019

In her push to find money to improve New Orleans’ decrepit infrastructure, Mayor LaToya Cantrell is targeting a share...

‘Everything is on the table’ — including rate hikes — as S&WB looks to improve operations

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

January 10, 2019

Since his first few weeks on the job as executive director of the Sewerage & Water Board, Ghassan Korban...