What We’re Saying: Three Facts the New Orleans City Council Must Consider as it Revisits the Short-Term Rental Ordinance

There is a reason visitors choose short-term rentals. Short-term rental attend functions at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They go to the French Quarter and downtown. They come to New Orleans for business, pleasure and conventions. They patronize bars, restaurants and attractions across the city. Yet, they choose to...

City Council to Withdraw Ordinance Requiring Increased Surveillance

The New Orleans City Council has dropped plans to consider an ordinance that would require certain businesses to install surveillance cameras amid increasing criticism of the proposed law. Originally part of a plan by Mayor Mitch Landrieu to add hundreds of cameras across the city that monitor residents 24 hours...