Legislative Auditor reports Aaron Broussard cronies looting the Kenner Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The larger question in my mind is whether or not Aaron Broussard has any friends running government that actually make an honest living folks. Forrest “Bucky” Lanning, a former Kenner councilman and pal o’ Broussard and Stoulig, getting a $30,000 year “consulting fee” but no contract, while apparently doing nothing, as an officer of the Kenner Convention Visitors … Continue reading “Legislative Auditor reports Aaron Broussard cronies looting the Kenner Convention and Visitors Bureau.”

Guilt by association: John Young fires Jefferson Parish purchasing director Patti Lasalle

My sources in Parish government indicate Lasalle actually did a very good job for the Parish running the purchasing department.  The problem is that she is sister to Charlotte Burnell. Ms Burnell may well be a bad actor in the Redflex portion of the political corruption scandal but this termination due to relations is not … Continue reading “Guilt by association: John Young fires Jefferson Parish purchasing director Patti Lasalle”

Deep and Wide, there’s a fountain (of information) flowing…New subpoenas issued in Jefferson Parish

Naturally, Val Bracy had the story, Feds widen investigation in Jefferson Parish: (h/t Fox 8 ) Federal investigators are digging deeper into the scandal in Jefferson Parish. The feds sent two subpoenas requiring the parish to turn over extensive information on the red light cameras as well as payroll discrepancies first reported by FOX 8. … Continue reading “Deep and Wide, there’s a fountain (of information) flowing…New subpoenas issued in Jefferson Parish”

Slabbed updates the Jefferson Parish front: Redflex reveals more under the table payments. Wilkinson “Broke the Parish’s law”

I’m reworking the post that was scheduled for publication yesterday in response to some new information so while the Slabbed nation waits we have a pair of stories from Fox 8 that directly touch on topics we’ve blogged on: The red light contract and Parish Attorney Tom Wilkerson’s double-dealing. Let’s start with Redflex: Jefferson Parish President … Continue reading “Slabbed updates the Jefferson Parish front: Redflex reveals more under the table payments. Wilkinson “Broke the Parish’s law””