The decision, made out of an abundance of caution, officials said, comes at a critical time in state and city vaccinations efforts.
Food workers are considered essential employees and have experienced some of the worst outbreaks the state has seen. But they were not part of the state’s earliest eligibility groups.
Judges would be allowed to overrule prosecutors seeking decades-long sentence enhancements.
New policy says Orleans prosecutors should refuse all low-level drug charges except those for heroin and fentanyl
Previously, Williams said only that he would refuse low-level marijuana charges.
New Orleans City Council members want more information from district officials before allotting $1.5 million to three district programs.
NOLA Public Schools reports two fewer ‘active cases’ this week than last.
Data Center report finds that early eligibility groups meant that the vaccine was more likely to go to at-risk white residents.
Behind The Lens episode 122: ‘We just didn’t know if it was crazy, or if it was going to do what we hoped’
New district warnings issued to New Orleans schools for policy violations. Vaccinations at the city jail. And new research finds that the city’s approach to COVID testing equity was a success.
I am a supreme thinker.
The public deserves to know that the city of New Orleans and state of Louisiana have the best record of any state or major city in using hotels to shelter the homeless during the pandemic.
Public transportation systems across the country have taken major hits during the pandemic, losing rider fares as workers stayed home.
We need to recognize that if we truly want to combat climate change, if we truly want to create more housing equity, it will have an impact on our block and our neighborhood.
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