Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office Announces Return of Community Office Hours

Residents Must Make Appointments Dates scheduled through May Community office hours have returned to locations throughout. As of Monday, Jan. 10, neighborhood liaisons will be available to connect with residents at locations in every city council district across New Orleans from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays....

NNPA Meets with President’s Advisor

Cedric Richmond noted that the President is vocally advocating, and his administration is pushing the restoration of voting rights. An act to address the issue is now sitting in the Senate. By Lisa Fitch | Our Weekly News President Joe Biden’s Senior Advisor, Cedric Richmond, who serves as the director of...

Federation Files Motion on Behalf of Black Farmers to Intervene in Texas Lawsuit

Temporary injunction blocks $4 billion debt relief in Section 1005 of the American Rescue Plan East Point, GA — The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Public Counsel, and pro bono counsel Winston & Strawn LLP, filed an intervention motion on behalf of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund (the Federation). The...

Will Fall Elections Be Postponed?

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin and Gov. John Bel Edwards met today (Tuesday, Sept. 7) to discuss whether the upcoming fall elections should be postponed given the destruction Hurricane Ida has caused across more than two dozen parishes across the state, Ardoin wants the Oct. 9 election to be...