Monthly Archives: January 2017

3 Slidell police officers return to work after…

3 Slidell police officers return to work after..

The physical signs of the shootout between Slidell police officers and an armed robbery suspect began to fade this week at a commercial strip on the city’s busiest thoroughfare. Crews have been busy replacing shattered windows and repairing bullet holes in the walls of the businesses at 1480 […]

By |January 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Trump and Sanctuary Cities

Trump and Sanctuary Cities

The Washington Post writes that President Donald Trump is gearing up to tackle one of his marquee campaign promises: His pledge to target so-called sanctuary cities (NOLA.com).

He reportedly plans to sign an executive order Wednesday to target the (mostly liberal) cities and counties that refuse to agree to hand over illegal immigrants […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

New Orleans releases details in $3.25 million civil rights case settlements

New Orleans releases details in $13.3 million civil rights case settlements

City officials have released the details of settlement agreements it reached with the families of three major civil rights cases that occured before and after Hurricane Katrina. Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the total amount of the settlements, $13.3 million, but the city did not release […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

New Orleans policy changes in 2016

New Orleans policy changes in 2016

Mayor Mitch Landrieu recounted a year’s worth of city government accomplishments Tuesday (Dec. 27), replete with the statistics that have become a hallmark of his administration – potholes filled, jobs created, money saved and invested, etc. – totaling nearly five pages of data-driven bullet points (NOLA.com).

Yet it could be argued […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments