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Thomas Perumean
September 11, 2019 - 5:08 am
This morning’s meeting was originally scheduled for September 3rd, just days after the streets of CBD filled with water following an intense afternoon storm. Councilman Joe Giarrusso, Chair of the committee, was anxious to get the Sewerage and Water Board in front of the Council to explain what was...
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Thomas Perumean
September 10, 2019 - 7:42 am
The developer of a proposed mixed use complex slated for the Westbank is calling the City of New Orleans anti-business. Philip Spiegelman is involved in a long running court battle to get his proposed $50 million dollar development approval by the City Council, which he contends was approved by the...
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Thomas Perumean
June 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Friday, Orleans Civil Court Judge Piper Griffin ruled the New Orleans City Council violated public meetings law. The ruling stems from the February 2018 committee meeting when Entergy packed the meeting room and dominated the public comment period with paid supporters. The Council approved the plan...
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Don Ames
March 17, 2019 - 11:44 am
The City of New Orleans is working on a program to give drivers a 'fresh start'. The City Council has unanimously passed a resolution calling for a "Ticket Amnesty Day," giving folks an incentive to take care of their outstanding traffic tickets. The amnesty day would allow drivers to settle with...
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Jim Hanzo
April 11, 2018 - 11:18 am
There appears to be an apparently amicable agreement on both sides in the ongoing investigation into New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's use of a city council credit card. Cantrell and Attorney General Jeff Landry have both agreed the A.G.'s office will not be seeking a subpoena for the bank...
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