Latoya Cantrell

Chris Miller
February 19, 2019 - 2:03 pm
There is enough tourism-generated money to go around, says New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell continues to spread her message that the city of New Orleans should get a greater share of tax dollars generated by tourism. Although state officials from the governor on...
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Newell Normand
January 30, 2019 - 6:46 am
Among all their other problems, New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board is struggling to pay its bills. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES about what's going on with an operation in crisis: Last year, New Orleans spent an exorbitant amount of money dealing with emergency repairs and to ensure...
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Jim Hanzo
January 18, 2019 - 10:24 am
New Orleans has a new Police Chief. 46-year-old Shaun Ferguson was sworn in as the new superintendent of the NOPD this morning just after 9 a.m. The 24 year veteran of the NOPD ranks, thanked God, his family, Mayor LaToya Cantrell, his team at the New Orleans Police Department, and the former...
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David Blake
January 14, 2019 - 5:38 pm
The appointment of Shaun Ferguson as the new Police Superintendent for New Orleans is for the most part being praised by city officials and the president of the New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission. Rafael Goyeneche says the important progress on the federal consent decree should not be lost...
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Newell Normand
January 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
We recently got the news that NOPD Chief Michael Harrison had agreed to become Baltimore's new police chief. I admit it…I'm biased. I like the job Chief Harrison has done. I like the work that he did. I liked working with him. I give him a big thanks for his years of service, not only for the New...
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Chris Miller
January 09, 2019 - 12:43 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell will have to appoint a new police chief, with Michael Harrison departing for Baltimore. She may have her work cut out for her. Finding someone to lead the city's main crime fighting agency is a major appointment for the mayor. New Orleans Metropolitan Crime...
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January 06, 2019 - 12:42 pm
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell marked the beginning of her first Carnival season as mayor on this King's Day. The mayor noted that Mardi Gras is for everyone. "It's a time, as we enter in King's Day and celebrate it...it's a time of understanding that we are together. It's a time to love, to...
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Chris Miller
January 04, 2019 - 11:24 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced that 20 of 31 red light and speeding cameras that don't monitor school zones have been shut down, and are no longer issuing tickets to vehicle owners. "Additionally, all cameras located in school zones have been adjusted to only issue tickets during...
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Chris Miller
December 20, 2018 - 8:46 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city is owed $3.6 million in back rent for the part of Champions Square that it owns. The New Orleans Advocate reports that the city and the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District, better known as the Superdome Commission, have been negotiating for...
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David Blake
December 04, 2018 - 7:35 pm
Could New Orleans actually be winning part of the war on crime through its expanding crime camera system? Mayor LaToya Cantrell wants expansion, despite complaints that it's too much Big Brother intruding on privacy. The camera system has been up just over a year and has already grown. City-owned...
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