Congressman Jefferson accuses challenger Karen Carter of being more liberal than he is, citing their positions on abortion and gay marriage.
Tuesday, October 31, 2006
Monday, October 30, 2006
Saturday, October 28, 2006
Some New Orleans assessors have used or pledged public money for what they say are informational ads about the proposed Amendment which would consolidate their offices out of existence. To noone's surprise, the ads are slanted in opposition to consolidation.
Posted by Nola Blogger at 9:41 AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Monday, October 23, 2006
Archie Jefferson, a convicted felon and disbarred lawyer, sought to benefit from kidney dialysis legislation sponsored by his brother, Congressman Jefferson. Family members "have long focused their entrepreneurial energies on the intersection of commerce and government to create a constellation of enterprises and nonprofit agencies that orbit the congressman like planets around a sun." Link here.
Posted by Nola Blogger at 9:29 PM
Sunday, October 22, 2006
Saturday, October 21, 2006
I know the headline sounds like something from The Onion, a satirical website, but no, when the City of New Orleans manages to fix a pothole that has been on a major street like Magazine Street for months, it makes the front page of the Metro Section. The City's website has a section for the Department of Public Works where taxpayers can report potholes and other similar problems, but the online reporting section is not functioning.
Posted by Nola Blogger at 10:34 PM
District Attorney Eddie Jordan tried to defend himself in a letter to the editor in today's Times-Picayune. The T-P had editorialized that his office has been "lethargic in prosecuting crime, accepting only a fraction of the cases presented, most of those small-time drug cases."
Posted by Nola Blogger at 4:24 PM