Recent News About Jefferson Parish Council
WAGGAMAN – One week after having a proposal for expanding a cyanide plant rescinded, Cornerstone Chemical is suing Jefferson Parish.
GRETNA – A frequent critic of the Jefferson Parish Council who was awarded $20,000 stemming from a federal lawsuit that he had filed nearly five years after being ejected from a public meeting, recently said he will continue to criticize the local government.
Melissa Landry, the executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch, has expressed concerns over whether a partnership between the Jefferson Parish Council and four law firms to go after opioid manufacturers and distributors is “a legitimate solution” to America’s opioid crisis.
NEW ORLEANS — Jefferson Parish government and officials have prevailed on appeal against the embattled Jefferson Community Health Care Centers, which sought to enjoin its eviction from parish-owned facilities.
Appellate court issues mixed ruling in a case arising from a heated Jefferson Parish council meeting
NEW ORLEANS — The 5th District Court of Appeals has issued a mixed ruling in a case arising from a heated Jefferson Parish council meeting in Gretna in 2013, in which a citizen was ejected after raising questions about a no-bid contract awarded to a campaign contributor.