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The Advocate
Lafayette Parish faces possible cuts to rural services and projects as sales tax collections plummet during economic downturnCity-parish government’s sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the p
Lafayette Parish faces possible cuts to rural services and projects as sales tax collections plummet during economic downturn
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
City-parish government’s sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish are off nearly 27 percent this budget year, raising the specter of possible cuts for rural services and projects. The ailing oil patch has dampened nearly every... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette Parish faces possible cuts to rural services and projects as sales tax collections plummet during economic downturnCity-parish government’s sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the p
Lafayette Parish faces possible cuts to rural services and projects as sales tax collections plummet during economic downturn
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
City-parish government’s sales tax collections in unincorporated areas of the parish are off nearly 27 percent this budget year, raising the specter of possible cuts for rural services and projects. The ailing oil patch has dampened nearly every... Read more
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The Advocate
Attorney General Jeff Landry announces more arrests in Lafayette DWI bribery scandalTwo criminal defense attorneys, a longtime Clerk of Court employee and the mana
Attorney General Jeff Landry announces more arrests in Lafayette DWI bribery scandal
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Two criminal defense attorneys, a longtime Clerk of Court employee and the manager of the local branch of the state Office of Motor Vehicles were among six people arrested Monday in the state Attorney General’s follow-up to a federal probe of bribes... Read more
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The Advocate
Attorney General Jeff Landry announces more arrests in Lafayette DWI bribery scandalTwo criminal defense attorneys, a longtime Clerk of Court employee and the mana
Attorney General Jeff Landry announces more arrests in Lafayette DWI bribery scandal
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Two criminal defense attorneys, a longtime Clerk of Court employee and the manager of the local branch of the state Office of Motor Vehicles were among six people arrested Monday in the state Attorney General’s follow-up to a federal probe of bribes... Read more
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The Advocate
Acadiana officials plead with DOTD: Fix our roads!Local officials and legislators from seven Acadiana parishes pled their cases W
Acadiana officials plead with DOTD: Fix our roads!
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Local officials and legislators from seven Acadiana parishes pled their cases Wednesday to Louisiana highway officials that their long-neglected rural two-lane roads need fixing — now. “It’s on us. We have to make it happen,” said Jones, from... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette City-Parish Council agrees review of 12-old ban on new bars downtownThe Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday opened the door to revisiting the
Lafayette City-Parish Council agrees review of 12-old ban on new bars downtown
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday opened the door to revisiting the 12-year-old ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette. The council unanimously approved a resolution asking the City-Parish Zoning Commission to research allowing bars as a... Read more
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The Advocate
Lafayette City-Parish Council agrees review of 12-old ban on new bars downtownThe Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday opened the door to revisiting the
Lafayette City-Parish Council agrees review of 12-old ban on new bars downtown
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The Lafayette City-Parish Council on Tuesday opened the door to revisiting the 12-year-old ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette . The council unanimously approved a resolution asking the City-Parish Zoning Commission to research allowing bars as a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 Lafayette council members want to lift ban on new barsLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating th
2 Lafayette council members want to lift ban on new bars
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of adjusting the ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette in order to open the door for more entertainment venues. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1TcYTZV)... Read more
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The Advocate
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown barsTwo Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of tweaking the
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown bars
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Two Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of tweaking the 12-year-old ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette in an effort to open the door for more entertainment venues. Councilmen Patrick Lewis and Bruce Conque submitted a... Read more
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The Advocate
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown barsTwo Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of tweaking the
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown bars
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Two Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of tweaking the 12-year-old ban on new bars in downtown Lafayette in an effort to open the door for more entertainment venues. Councilmen Patrick Lewis and Bruce Conque submitted a... Read more
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The Advocate
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown barsTwo Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of ending the 1
Two Lafayette council members want to explore lifting ban on new downtown bars
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Two Lafayette City-Parish Council members are floating the idea of ending the 12-year-old ban on opening any new bars in downtown Lafayette. Councilmen Patrick Lewis and Bruce Conque submitted a resolution for Tuesday’s council meeting that would... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Council says it must approve expenditures of I-49 plansLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council says the $500,000 earma
Council says it must approve expenditures of I-49 plans
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette City-Parish Council says the $500,000 earmarked for Interstate 49 neighborhood improvements can only be spent with its approval. The Advertiser (http://bit.ly/1JYcLVY ) reports the council agreed on Tuesday to... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Lafayette: Public park could replace housing, businesses, parking lotLAFAYETTE -- City leaders are exploring purchasing two properties behind the La
Lafayette: Public park could replace housing, businesses, parking lot
Oakland Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
LAFAYETTE -- City leaders are exploring purchasing two properties behind the Lafayette Library and Learning Center that could someday be transformed into a large downtown park. Council members greenlighted Monday spending up to $5,000 from the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Lafayette: Public park could replace housing, businesses, parking lotLAFAYETTE -- City leaders are exploring purchasing two properties behind the La
Lafayette: Public park could replace housing, businesses, parking lot
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 23 days ago
LAFAYETTE -- City leaders are exploring purchasing two properties behind the Lafayette Library and Learning Center that could someday be transformed into a large downtown park. Council members greenlighted Monday spending up to $5,000 from the... Read more

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