n August 2013, state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office did not mince words in a tersely worded statement about whether it would be filing any state charges related to the then-ongoing federal investigation into District Attorney Mike Harson’s office’s handling of certain types of cases, mainly OWIs.
In early January, “Big Four” audit firm Ernst & Young celebrated the opening of its 202 Rue Iberville office with an open house. In operation for about a year, the office employs four full-time professionals but expects to eventually grow to 12-14.
The IT company will call the old Advertiser building on Jefferson Street home for at least the next year — until its new 50,000-square-foot office building at 538 Cajundome Blvd., designed by Architects Southwest and under construction by J.B. Mouton, is complete.
Mike Neustrom brought an academic, data-driven approach to the
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office that has paid dividends in
rehabilitating offenders and reducing recidivism. Replacing him this
fall with the right candidate is critically important.