Mike Yenni

Don Ames
October 13, 2019 - 11:27 am
Jefferson Parish and Republican Councilwoman At-Large Cynthia Lee Sheng made history Saturday night. Sheng was elected as Jefferson Parish's President, it's first female president in parish history. Lee Sheng defeated former Jefferson Parish President John Young and Bridge City resident Lee...
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WWL Newsroom
August 08, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni today announced he would not run for another term as president of Jefferson Parish. "You have no one to blame but yourself," WWL's Newell Normand said in response to Yenni's statement. Normand, the former Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, reacted to the parish...
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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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Chris Miller
August 06, 2019 - 9:27 am
With election qualifying will finally come an answer to a question in Jefferson Parish politics that has been lingering nearly three years -- is Parish President Mike Yenni in or out? It was three years ago when Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni first acknowledged reports he had sexted a...
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Chris Miller
July 12, 2019 - 8:45 pm
Like New Orleans, Jefferson Parish leaders are asking residents to stay inside unless absolutely necessary, and stick to that for a little while even after the storm passes. "Traffic is actually very light," said Sheriff Joe Lopinto. "Most people are off the roadways. We want to keep it that way."...
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Chris Miller
July 11, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards met with New Orleans metro leaders this evening at New Orleans City Hall to talk about storm preparations. Edwards said the 4:00 p.m. forecast didn't change a whole lot, but he was happy to see the storm would only become a hurricane for a bare minimum of time, if at all...
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Chris Miller
July 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
With Tropical Storm Barry predicted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane just west of Morgan City in two days, officials in the New Orleans area have been announcing their preparations. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni has declared a state of emergency. "Mandatory evacuations have been...
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Don Ames
May 16, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Republic Services will extend the residential recycling program in Jefferson Parish, until June 30 at no additional cost to residents. Parish President Mike Yenni made the announcement Thursday. On May 8th, Republic Services said they would no longer take household recycling at their facility in...
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Jim Hanzo
April 02, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni today announced results of an investigation into allegations of mismanagement and inappropriate behavior at the animal shelter. The probe led to the termination of three leaders, including the shelter's director Robin Beaulieu. Yenni says the kill rate of the...
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Jim Hanzo
February 18, 2019 - 8:49 am
The race for Jefferson Parish president is still quite a ways off, not until October, but is it beginning to pick up steam? Former Jefferson Parish President John Young has already begun running ads in the hope of reclaiming the office. Dr. Silas Lee says there is still a long way to go. "The last...
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