The INDsider - INDReporter The INDsider - INDReporter http://theind.com/articles.sec-75-1-INDReporter.html Sat, 27 May 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[ Trump’s transportation budget threatens the Connector]]> Trump’s transportation budget threatens the Connector
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ......]]>
<![CDATA[Appeals court rules against former SMILE board president]]> Appeals court rules against former SMILE board president
The 3rd Circuit ruling against Kendall Wiltz merely scratches the surface of long-running squabbles and dysfunction within the nonprofit ......]]>
<![CDATA[This week in snowflakes: the anti-Moonwalkers]]> This week in snowflakes: the anti-Moonwalkers
The heritage-not-hate crowd’s panties are in full bunch. They’ve directed their ire at Mitch Landrieu ......]]>
<![CDATA[Brian Pope, the $200K marshal]]> Brian Pope, the $200K marshal
Yes, dear readers, your city marshal is making $200,000, the bulk of which he appears to be collecting illegally ......]]>
<![CDATA[This week in not cool: Rep. Steve Pylant’s double-cross]]> This week in not cool: Rep. Steve Pylant’s double-cross
GOP co-sponsor with Dem Rep. Terry Landry to abolish death penalty says after casting deciding vote to kill it that he simply “wanted to get my message out” — that Louisiana isn’t executing enough people ......]]>
<![CDATA[Governor to Acadiana biz leaders: No gas tax hike; no I-49 South]]> Governor to Acadiana biz leaders: No gas tax hike; no I-49 South
The gas tax hike faces tough sledding through the legislature, but likely wouldn't take the Connector down with it, despite governor's threats ......]]>
<![CDATA[Delinquent bill-payers in rural Lafayette put on notice]]> Delinquent bill-payers in rural Lafayette put on notice
Roughly 4,000 households in unincorporated Lafayette Parish are past-due on their garbage-collection bills and face "an interruption in service." ......]]>
<![CDATA[Audit casts shadow over Opelousas City Hall]]> Audit casts shadow over Opelousas City Hall
Finds mayor accepted overtime pay exceeding council-set salary limit, can’t account for public money issued to him, improper payments to city legal team and more ......]]>
<![CDATA[Activists stage ‘die-in’ outside Higgins’ office]]> Activists stage ‘die-in’ outside Higgins’ office
And after a Chase Tower rep attempted to bar them, members of Indivisible Acadiana were able to go to the congressman’s eighth-floor office and fill out constituent cards. Higgins was not in town at the time. (With videos) ......]]>
<![CDATA[On second thought: Appeals court sides with Cooper after rehearing]]> On second thought: Appeals court sides with Cooper after rehearing
"Failing schools require more attention and more work days for their principals or school personnel ..." ......]]>