June 3, 2016 01:42 PM
If the council approves the measure, Stutes will be back in court seeking to have the finalized ordinance set aside and preventing LCG from amending the budget to reflect the funding reduction to his office ...
June 1, 2016 03:54 PM
Thad Welch was ultimately and inextricably hitched to the star-crossed tenure of Pat Cooper ...
June 1, 2016 10:59 AM
The district attorney’s suit against LCG underscores the unforeseen problems created for the city of Lafayette when consolidation was approved in 1992 ...
June 1, 2016 10:53 AM
Reginald Thomas probably would have made a terrific top cop, but we’ll never know ...
May 25, 2016 12:41 AM
After nearly two years studying city-parish revenue, the Future Needs/Funding Sources Committee recommends a slate of new revenue measures to fix Lafayette’s mounting fiscal ills ...
May 24, 2016 01:04 PM
Keith Stutes filed suit against Lafayette Consolidated Government on May 17 seeking to force LCG to fully fund his office operations ...
May 18, 2016 03:44 PM
The vote — unanimous by a depleted, four-member board — denies interim Chief Reginald Thomas the opportunity to apply to become Lafayette's first black police chief ...
May 17, 2016 10:06 AM
Lafayette’s top criminal prosecutor is seeking full funding for his office from Lafayette Consolidated Government and is seeking an immediate stay order blocking the council from voting on an introductory ordinance related to D.A. office funding at ...
May 13, 2016 02:32 PM
The Higg, AKA Clay “The Cajun John Wayne” Higgins, will announce Wednesday which seat in Congress — the U.S. House or Senate — he will win in November ...
May 11, 2016 01:43 PM
The district attorney disputes a common practice of his predecessor in which the prosecutor’s office "reimbursed" consolidated government for some funding costs ...

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