Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Louisiana State Senate Votes to Preempt Locals on Inclusionary Zoning

Earlier this week, the Louisiana State Senate approved SB 462, which preempts local authorities from approving inclusionary zoning.

April 13, 2018 - The New Orleans Advocate

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Rift Grows Between U.S. Conference of Mayors and the White House

A delegation of mayors cancelled a scheduled visit to the White House this week after the Trump Administration ramped up attacks on sanctuary cities.

January 25, 2018 - The Washington Times

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Hurricane Nate to Test New Orlean's Drainage System

Nate will make landfall southeast of New Orleans on Saturday night as possibly a category 2 hurricane after leaving at least 22 dead in Central America. It's not so much the levees but the pumps and generators that have city officials worried.

October 8, 2017 - The New York Times

General P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue

New Orleans Begins Removing Monuments to the Confederacy

The city of New Orleans has a plan to remove four monuments to the Confederate States of America, deciding that monuments to the racist cause of the Confederacy belong in a museum, not in the city.

April 24, 2017 - The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Added Almost 2,00 Affordable Units in 2016

A report from HousingNOLA about efforts to create and preserve affordable housing in New Orleans finds reasons to celebrate and reasons to keep working on the challenge.

October 4, 2016 - The New Orleans Advocate

Shotgun Homes, New Orleans

New Orleans Mayor Announces Five-Year Affordable Housing Plan

Faced with increasing numbers of residents more than 50 percent of their income on housing costs, the mayor of New Orleans has announced his intentions to build or preserve 7,500 affordable units by 2021.

June 23, 2016 - Gambit

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