Emails obtained by The Lens indicate the probes may involve conflict of interest allegations against the official in charge of the roadwork program.
The new policies would help address years when pandemic shutdowns canceled state standardized testing.
The final report comes a few weeks shy of the end of the 2021-22 school year.
Reginald Reddick was convicted of murder by a non-unanimous jury. Though split juries were ruled unconstitutional, hundreds of old split-jury convictions are still considered valid.
Louisiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in case that could determine if hundreds with split-jury verdicts are entitled to new trials
Advocates for prisoners convicted by split juries worry that a bill moving through the legislature could provide an excuse for the court to dodge the issue.
Internal emails show Sen. Sharon Hewitt worked on a bill with a company that had financial ties to her spouse.
The investigator will have 45 days to review documents, subpoena witnesses and issue a report.
Government watchdog agencies looking into city roadwork program. COVID is up in local schools. And the state Supreme Court hears a case that could affect hundreds of people imprisoned on split-jury convictions.
HB 272 is a first step in creating much-needed oversight and implementing more effective strategies to reduce the impact of high-conflict divorce on families.
As I spend Mother’s Day without my children, I am sending out a single positive message to parents in similar situations: I see you.
Supporting our city’s youth should start with listening to their perspectives, and the New Orleans Citywide Youth Survey gives us that opportunity.
The Carnival landscape of today is arguably more divided than ever before.
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