Is Real Change on the Way for Louisiana’s Democratic Party?

March 21, 2024

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are expected to easily win Louisiana Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on Saturday, March 23. Yet there are many livelier contests underway– some too close to call – for seats on the two state central committees and 39 parish executive committees. The March 23 election is what […]

Belden Batiste: New Orleans Needs New Leadership; Rebuffs Response to NOLA Tribune

September 7, 2022

Editor’s note: Belden Batiste and Eileen Carter filed a petition with the Secretary of State to recall Mayor LaToya Cantrell.  The petition has received overwhelming response from New Orleanians voters, many of whom are upset with Cantrell’s lack of leadership.  The Tribune newspaper recently published an editorial in support of Cantrell. Batiste wrote a scathing […]

Cantrell Fires Back at Family Looking to Fix 7-Year Leak “Do Not Cause Harm to Issues that MY Administration Have Worked Extremely Hard to Address”

January 7, 2021

The Yuratich family has lived in Navarre for 10 years now and they’ve been dealing with the same troublesome leak for 7 of them. In 2013, Jessica Yuratich’s father-in-law noticed a sinking spot in the yard right next to the driveway. Because of its proximity to the lot’s water main, Jessica reached out to the […]

Don’t Fall for Mayor’s Suspicious Millage Campaign

December 3, 2020

As voters head to the ballot box for the Dec. 5th election, they should feel lied to. Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration has engaged in a full-throated misinformation campaign designed to appeal to voters’ desire for increased City services, all the while deceiving them into supporting nothing more than a slush fund.   Millages (property taxes) 1, […]

McDonogh Statue Torn Down, Cantrell Defends Arrests as Hundreds Demand Release of Nonviolent Protesters

June 14, 2020

  (Correction: The article has been updated to reflect the accurate spelling of McDonogh.) A group of protesters tore down the John McDonogh bust in Duncan Plaza and threw it in the Mississippi River today – following a “Take Back Pride” motorcade rally, in which hundreds of cars and cyclists protested police violence, systemic racism, discrimination, […]

BREAKING: Mayor Cantrell Extends Stay-At-Home Mandate Through May 15

April 15, 2020

As deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) approach 300 in Orleans Parish, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced today that the citywide stay-at-home order would be expanded past the original April 30th deadline.  At 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, Christina Watkins of WDSU tweeted that the city’s stay-at-home order has officially been extended through […]

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