Economists cast doubt on the work of UNO's Hospitality Research Center. For the first time, OPSB denies industrial tax exemption. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal rules for The Lens in public records suit.
Producer and host Tom Wright talks to a local climate scientist about global warming and what it means for Louisiana. Attorney Scott Sternberg discusses The Lens' fake subpoena public records suit.
Bollinger Algiers wanted a tax break on a capital project.
Why New Orleanians get all het up over their hot coffee.
The decision will leave the city without an alternative school for elementary and middle school students.
Economists who spoke to The Lens say a UNO economic impact study on short-term rentals appears to have been prepared to benefit the industry. When it comes to impact reports, that is not uncommon. UNO refused to provide the data behind the report or a larger report on tourism in New Orleans.
Appeals court affirms 2017 ruling in Orleans Parish Civil District Court. Cannizzaro's office has partially complied with that ruling.
Police say they found no evidence of a crime, and no charges were filed. The teacher repeated the allegations in a resignation email several days after the incident.
Under an executive order, local taxing authorities like school boards can vote to keep their portion of taxes.
People gave their lives for the privilege many of us squander. Don't let low-turnout warnings become a self-fulfilling prediction!
Planning Commission votes for tighter restrictions on short-term rentals After more than three hours of public comment, the New Orleans […]
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Commissioners voted in favor of recommendations requiring residency for licenses in residential neighborhoods, limit licenses in commercial zones. The proposal now goes to the City Council.
The school district cited the school for late payments over three months in 2017, but it missed other payments too. Repayments for lost earnings total less than $600.
New Orleans is missing a chance to market itself as a food mecca committed to sustainability.
An astroturfing company finds itself between feuding billionaires. And we finally learn what mayor LaToya Cantrell knew about the city's 911 director before she abruptly called for his firing last month.
Emails, memos accuse the former 911 executive director of racism, sexism and general mismanagement. The complaints go back to the Landrieu administration.
Federalist Society seeks top court support for gutting enviro regs.
Doris Roché-Hicks has led Friends of King Schools for more than a decade.
The case involves a dispute between two European billionaires. According to the suit, Crowds on Demand repeatedly defamed Zdenek Bakala as part of a conspiracy to extort millions of dollars from him.