Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 08, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni is not going to put his name on the ballot. “While I treasure public service, there are still parts of the political process that come with the job that I don’t like. I recognize that running for a second term would result in me having to spend the entire...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 08, 2019 - 7:58 am
Today is the last day of qualifying for the fall elections in Louisiana. That means we will find out one way or the other if Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni will seek reelection. He has been silent on the subject. Yenni was elected nearly four years ago. He was then plagued by a sexting...
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Jim Hanzo
July 11, 2019 - 8:55 am
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni announced that that there will be a mandatory evacuation for parts of Jefferson. The mandatory order evacuation will be for 2 p.m. today and include Lafitte, Crown Point, Barataria, and the town of Jean Lafitte, in anticipation of the storm system in the Gulf...
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No trial date set yet after Yenni's chat with juror leads to mistrial We are waiting for word on what happens next in a sexual battery trial in Jefferson Parish derailed by a reported conversation between Parish President Mike Yenni and a juror. WWL TV says the trial was halted almost as soon as it...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 25, 2018 - 8:09 am
A series of intense rain cells have dumped a lot of rain over the same area in Jefferson Parish. Street flooding was reported in Harahan, River Ridge, Kenner and Metairie. The downpours are associated with the remnants of Hurricane Willa that moved from the Pacific, across Mexico and Texas before...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 04, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni says authorities are ready for Tropical Storm Gordon. "We are now at 100% pump capacity," Yenni announced at an afternoon news conference. "The one pump we had down in the Lafitte area is now back operational... 184 pumps at our 69 pump stations are now working...
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