The annexations are proposed off Butcher Switch Road near Carencro, off West Willow Street in north Lafayette, along Ambassador Caffery Parkway near its confluence with Bertrand Drive and off La Neuville Road in south Lafayette Parish.
The Tea Party of Lafayette’s fight against Tax Increment Financing (TIF districts) was magnified Thursday night after a sold-out crowd heard a comical case against TIFs, those highly controversial economic development districts where additional taxes are imposed within the district’s boundaries to fund private development.
More bizarre still: The governor was aware of the $5K donation to Hollis' classroom.
Lawmakers balked at the governor’s privatization plan during the session.
“...we have no choice but to let our own government compromise these same freedoms that we have sacrificed so much to maintain and protect.”
“I have often been interested in working as a public servant, working for people in the Lafayette area.”
“I don’t have any idea what caused you to single out my middle school special needs classroom out of all the needy classrooms in the state for your great generosity, but I want you to know that I think it is magnanimous of you and a really selfless act.”
The deadline to nominate a company for a spot on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana has been extended to Wednesday, July 3.
After months of discussion and public outcry, the Lafayette Parish School Board is finally set to decide Wednesday whether to place two separate tax proposals on the ballot for voters this fall.
Baton Rouge Republican state Rep. Hunter Greene is the latest lawmaker to confirm he's in the race for speaker of the House, a field that includes Lafayette’s Joel Robideaux, an independent who is currently speaker pro tem.
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