The city of Lafayette will purchase its first natural gas-powered busses this fall, according to a story in this morning’s Advocate, and pursue converting other city vehicles to run on compressed natural gas.
Opelousas attorney Patrick Morrow says Lafayette federal court is the best place to consolidate hundreds of BP oil spill cases.
A review committee has recommended City-Parish President Joey Durel award a $390,000 contract to provide GPS monitoring of city vehicles to GPS Insight of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Calling it “the most challenging of the seven budgets I have sent to the council for consideration,” City-Parish President Joey Durel Thursday unveiled a 2010-2011 budget that totals roughly $610 million dollars and includes notable new commitments to Lafayette’s cultural and recreational life.
Now Joey Durel is putting his money (well, our money) where his mouth is.
A story in the August issue of ABiz, published Wednesday, incorrectly identified the school involved in the high-profile case concerning a school counselor’s alleged inappropriate relationship with a minor student.
A four year-old lawsuit over a secret wiretap placed at the desk of Lafayette Police Department employee Jeanette Luque has been settled out of court.
I’m not so sure the heads of the Environmental Defense Fund, the National Audubon Society and the National Wildlife Federation would appreciate being compared to Machiavelli.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council will receive City-Parish President Joey Durel’s proposed budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year during a meeting Thursday evening in the council auditorium.
If you’re not a Republican, but you want to vote in the GOP’s closed primaries, then you have only two more days to visit your local registrar of voters.
BP reported a record quarterly net loss of $17 billion today. It was the company's first quarterly loss in 18 years and came despite a 34 percent rise in revenue, up to $75.8 billion.
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