S&WB

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...

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...

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...

Gov. Edwards opposes plan to redirect hotel taxes to New Orleans infrastructure

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

November 13, 2018

A plan by New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell to ask state lawmakers to shift some hotel taxes from tourism...

Jeff Sadow: Mayor Cantrell’s idea to fund New Orleans S&WB should be no brainer for Legislature

By Jeff Sadow

Source: The Advocate

October 13, 2018

Let New Orleans drown in water and red ink or stop giving special interests money to finance their real-life...

Our Views: Mayor Cantrell needs to grab at more than tourism dollars to solve New Orleans’ drainage woes

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

October 12, 2018

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell built her political career by being a disruptor, and she won election with 60...

Hotel tax on the table in meetings with Mayor Cantrell, hospitality industry leaders

By Beau Evans

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

October 10, 2018

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is poised to meet with hotel and tourism industry leaders this week to broach potential tweaks to the existing occupancy tax...