A challenge to a court order prohibiting an increase in property taxes is no longer relevant after April's parish elections, an appeals court ruled.
Louisiana Legislative Auditor News
The state of Louisiana is moving to appoint a fiscal administrator for the city of Jeanerette after the city repeatedly failed to submit necessary annual audits and for other financial missteps.
The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (COA) has allegedly used public funds to campaign for a dedicated $2.25 million tax that passed in 2016, according to a Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office report released earlier this month.
BATON ROUGE — A Baton Rouge construction development executive is suing the state of Louisiana and an auditor for allegedly accusing him of mismanaging funds simply because he is black.
GRETNA, La. — A Jefferson Parish justice of the peace has been disqualified from performing his duties as officials investigate the alleged misuse of thousands of dollars from the court’s operating account.
NEW ORLEANS - Hundreds of drug offenders may clog jails and add millions of dollars in incarceration costs if proposals to slash the state judiciary budget are approved, according to one stakeholder in the existing system.
NEW ORLEANS – The budget-tightening move to relocate personnel in the Attorney General’s Office to unoccupied space in the Benson Tower building near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will save the state more than $300,000 annually, but the one-time moving costs have yet to be tallied, state officials said this week.