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East Baton Rouge Council on Aging allegedly broke state, federal campaign finance laws

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 facility developer claims his audit was sabotaged for racial reasons

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.

Jefferson Parish justice of the peace suspected of improperly using court money at casinos

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.

Louisiana drug courts at risk if bill slashing judiciary budget signed into law

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.

Relocation of Louisiana's attorney general's staff aims to save taxpayer dollars

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.

Community health center sues attorney after legislative auditor finds overbilling of legal services

Clarence Roby