Want to Pay $300 or More to Have Your Grass Cut? The City Will Help

April 15, 2021

In a press release sent out on April 14th, Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s office notified property owners, especially those with vacant properties, to keep their property in appropriate shape. According to the release, “If property owners do not take appropriate steps, the City is stepping up enforcement of grass and debris violations on private property and […]

LA GOP Continues to Call for Voter Fraud “Investigation” Despite Insurrection

January 8, 2021

Despite an attempted insurrection, the Louisiana Grand Old Party (LAGOP) has stood their ground and requested a voter fraud “investigation.” They write: The LAGOP stands with congressional Republicans who called for a full investigation into allegations of electoral fraud. The party condemns violent protests by any and all groups on either side of the spectrum. […]

New Orleans Youth will Strike for the Climate on Dec 6

November 26, 2019

On December 6th, young people from all over the New Orleans Metro Area will strike, walking out of their classrooms and workplaces. They will call on the City Council and Mayor LaToya Cantrell to become champions of the Green New Deal. Other demands include: Fully fund the relocation of Gordon Plaza residents Stop the New […]

ADL Holds Third Annual Law Enforcement Training Conference

September 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:        Aaron Ahlquist                         aahlquist@adl.org or (504) 780-5602 ADL HOLDS THIRD ANNUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CONFERENCE New Orleans, LA, September 13, 2019 … Law enforcement professionals from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana convened on September 12, 2019 for the Third Annual ADL(Anti-Defamation League) Law Enforcement Conference. Experts from ADL’s Center on […]

Ann Marie Sorrell Takes Over Essence Fest Bookstore

July 6, 2019

Ann Marie Sorrell, Jamaican born philanthropist, author, award-winning business leader and entrepreneurial woman, will make her second debut at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Sorrell’s book, Chronicles of a Serial Dater was chosen to be sold and displayed during Essence Fest in their popular bookstore as part of the Convention Center festivities. In […]

Tourism Leader Gets “Bizarre”; Action NOLA Responds

January 8, 2019

Mayor Cantrell’s administration has been fighting hard for infrastructure revenue from our ever/always important tourism industry, but the industry itself has been striking back, noting inefficiency in government handling of tax money. It’s likely that this battle will lead to more mud slinging and eventual statewide legislation, but for now, we have quite the debate. […]

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