Wednesday, October 5, 2011
But it doesn’t always speak clearly; sometimes it insinuates.
The numbers demanded a double take. An incumbent lugging nearly two years’ of bad headlines is rolling in the dough. His competitor, a decades-long civil servant with 22 years in the U.S. Air Force under his belt, is scraping by. I can’t remember which campaign-finance report on the Ethics Board’s website was more compelling — the handsome sum raised by Councilman Brandon Shelvin in one of Lafayette’s poorest districts, or Carencro City Manager Lloyd Rochon lending his campaign four times more than it had taken in. Where Shelvin had generated more than $20,000 in contributions and had better than $15K in the bank, Rochon had less than $250 to spend after a single $500 contribution and $2,000 personal loan.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Exposing a cyber scum bag made for a compelling read, but the arithmetic of readin’ and writin’ really had readers abuzz.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Lafayette’s camera-enforcement program is a major money-maker. The council needs to be party to extending it.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Written by Walter Pierce
State rep takes on the ‘establishment,’ again, in his re-election bid.
State Rep. Rickey Hardy upset the apple cart when he ran for the House District 44 seat four years ago. Now he has to do it again.
The problems at Acadiana Outreach Center were more pervasive than we first reported, which, it turns out, was news to us and the AOC board.
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