Introducing the legislative class of 2024

Introducing the legislative class of 2024

Sometimes I wish you all knew what I do about local and state government. The only thing keeping that from happening, though, is me getting you caught up. Over the last year (or more), I’ve been trying to keep up with all of the new faces who were running for...
VETO! Mayor-President Guillory blocks higher taxes

VETO! Mayor-President Guillory blocks higher taxes

The other day we told you about a 7.5% tax increase that the councils would decide about on September 1st, 2020. The reason for this increase is to account for commercial property values substantially decreasing this year. This is especially thanks to the governor...
Unprecedented 8% tax increases on Tuesday!

Unprecedented 8% tax increases on Tuesday!

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the City and Parish Council agendas include unprecedented tax increases of around eight-percent (8%). What makes this unique isn’t the amount of the increase, but that, for the first time in the history of the Lafayette councils,...

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