Plan includes selling or trading off seven vacant buildings the district doesn’t need.
Gov. John Bel Edwards fell short of winning a second term outright. He will now face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in the runoff. New Orleans property tax amendment, a priority for Mayor Cantrell, fails by a wide margin. Cynthia Lee Sheng to be the first woman president of Jefferson Parish. See Saturday’s results on our maps.
NOLA Public Schools begins its city-wide audit of student records, the City Planning Commission votes against a proposal to add beds at the New Orleans jail, technology is helping pinpoint the impacts of the Bonnet Carre spillway diversion, and coverage from The Lens on Saturday night for election results.
NOLA Public Schools issues a report on its investigation of John F. Kennedy High School, the Orleans Parish Assessor gets caught defending a policy that his staff later said was never really a policy, and residents of the toxic Gordon Plaza housing development press Mayor LaToya Cantrell for help with relocation.