Tax official takes issue with comparison done by The Lens, says he will create policy for private streets.
But no site has been found, and an August deadline chokes off funding if construction hasn't begun by then.
Out-of-state travels combine with weakened political power to make Jindal something of a no-show as his term winds down.
The commission went into an impromptu executive session and emerged after coming to an agreement.
Oil and gas plus petrochemical investments have powered job growth in Louisiana.
Rosa Park, Dunleith Court and Richmond Place are posted with “private street” signs. But the properties aren’t taxed. Assessor Erroll Williams says something has to change: They may be public if the city has maintained them, or someone will have to start paying taxes.
The owner of a $200,000 home would see about a $31 increase in tax bill under the measure.
An analysis of Census and IRS data challenge some narratives about the city's recovery. Each year, the city gains fewer people after the storm. Meanwhile, the state's population would be dropping if it weren't for international migrants.
Some speculate that Landrieu will run for governor. Edwards has already announced.