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Climate change a threat to New Orleans region, officials warnwithin decades. “If we don’t do anything about it, we’re going to have the Gul
Climate change a threat to New Orleans region, officials warn
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
within decades. “If we don’t do anything about it, we’re going to have the Gulf of Mexico at our doorstep,” state Rep. Austin Badon, D-New Orleans, said. Climate change poses a number of serious problems for the New Orleans area. Rising sea... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans may loosen penalties for marijuana possessiondeputy director. Still, giving officers the ability to decide which law to enf
New Orleans may loosen penalties for marijuana possession
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
deputy director. Still, giving officers the ability to decide which law to enforce has raised concerns. Former state Rep. Austin Badon, who succeeded last year in passing legislation reducing penalties for some marijuana possession offenses at the... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans' new marijuana ordinance is a welcome reduced punishment in line with offensesurprising bipartisan consensus is emerging. Last year, Republican Gov. Bobby J
New Orleans' new marijuana ordinance is a welcome reduced punishment in line with offense
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
surprising bipartisan consensus is emerging. Last year, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal signed a law by Democratic state Rep. Austin Badon, of New Orleans, that dramatically reduced sentences for possession. The law passed the Legislature by wide... Read more

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