NEW ORLEANS MAYOR LATOYA CANTRELL HAS DRAWN HER FIRST ELECTORAL BATTLE LINES since taking office last year. She opposes a new 2-mill property tax for senior services while she leads the effort to renew an existing 6.31-mill levy for parks and recreation. She says the difference between the t… Read more

For once I’m happy to take back something I wrote. In analyzing the New Orleans City Council’s potential re-examination of a controversial power plant in New Orleans East, I opined in this newspaper’s January 22 edition that council members were poised to do something even dumber than Enterg… Read more