Landlord Joshua Bruno once again issues three-day eviction notices in apparent violation of CARES Act
Bruno sent out similar notices in April, even though the city had an active moratorium on evictions at the time.
Fair Wayne Bryant, man sentenced to life in prison for attempting to steal hedge clippers in 1997, granted new parole hearing
Bryant has had parole denied three times since 2015. His new hearing is scheduled for October 15.
The city’s health director also outlined metrics the city aims to hit to reopen schools.
ACLU files public records lawsuit against state DOC for information on emergency prisoner release panel
DOC says they are “fully committed to providing documents,” citing pandemic as reason for delay
‘A school year unlike any other’: As city schools start year virtually, figuring out special education is a challenge for educators, parents
School buildings can be opened for special education services, but that decision is made by each charter school group.
We can enjoy live streams all we want, and the performers do, too. But they need your support now, more than ever, as bars and other stages remain closed across the state of Louisiana.
Members of the public were largely supportive of taxing STRs, less so about sending more money to New Orleans and Company.
We’re digging into the stressful toll of wildfires, hurricanes and floods — and now COVID-19 on top of them. We need your help.
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The refusal to renew the federal compensation, leaving it at the state limit of $247 per week, would be unconscionable and would push thousands of people in Louisiana into hunger and homelessness.
“Asian Americans have stood on the sidelines and watched as Black Americans are murdered for too long. We exculpate ourselves because we only passively witness racism by others, failing to admit that we are just as responsible as the perpetrators themselves because we do nothing to stop it.”
“To be clear, there is no evidence that racial and ethnic minorities have an inherently greater predilection of being infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus or dying from it when compared to white persons. A more accurate predictor of infection is poverty, and a higher likelihood of working at jobs that can’t be done remotely.”
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