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Bridge Center agreement, parish attorney search on Metro Council agenda tonight

The Metro Council will weigh in on the mayor’s cooperative endeavor agreement with The Bridge Center at its meeting this evening, as well as...
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MARC director errs saying he must keep job for parish to get tire shredder...

The embattled director of the state’s Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control district, whose future will be discussed by the Metro Council at its meeting...

City-parish releases RFP for downtown parking management

After more than two years of impasse, the city-parish today released a request for proposals for the management of all city-parish garages, basement parking,...

Council to debate measure to remove parish Mosquito Abatement director

The Metro Council is scheduled to decide at its meeting Wednesday whether to hold a hearing to remove the embattled director of the parish...

News alert: St. George incorporation vote to be held this fall

In a decision that almost certainly won’t make St. George supporters happy, the office of Gov. John Bel Edwards this afternoon said the election...

Planning director challenges CPEX request to study planning effectiveness

City-parish Planning Director Frank Duke today fired back at the Center for Planning Excellence, which last month made a recommendation to the the Plan...

News alert: Governor says he can’t call St. George election by Monday deadline

Gov. John Bel Edwards has effectively ended the faint hopes of supporters of the St. George incorporation effort that he will put the measure...

Ag Commissioner says he’s not trying to ‘hinder’ medical marijuana production

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain is firing back at the LSU AgCenter, saying the state’s medical marijuana program is in...

Downtown Baton Rouge library construction to resume after nearly 11 months

Construction could resume as soon as next week on the downtown library, which has been on hold since last April, when a faulty weld...

Baton Rouge disparity study entering ‘availability survey’ mode

The Denver-based research firm conducting a $300,000 disparity study for the city-parish is this month launching an “availability survey” to assess the vendor landscape...

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