Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 2014-15 budget is a tick under $604 million. It’s a 469-page document including glossaries and appendices, yet combing through its arcane pie charts, lists, tables, graphs and diagrams it’s easy to see that we in Lafayette don’t invest much in arts and culture.
The last three years in Lafayette Parish have proven a difficult and
tired road for longtime education advocates like Greg Davis, whose
hard-fought efforts finally hit a brick wall as 2014 came to a close.