New Orleans campaign should be positive
That may be beneficial in bringing out ways to restore the city to normalcy and how the public feels about them. On the other hand, it may bring the final choices of action into the realm of political decisions which may not be in the best interest of the public at large.
Hopefully, the candidates will understand that this is not just an ordinary campaign and the promises they make should not have only short term benefits. The fix needed in the city is long term and scientific rather than political.
Those seeking to unseat the present mayor should not play the blame game. And the present mayor should concentrate on what he plans to do in the future, not on who did what in the past.
As catastrophic as it was, Hurricane Katrina offers the city an opportunity to redo its infrastructure in a way that could be beneficial. More green space which may replace some areas that were damaged severely can be a great benefit to a big city. Few cities have that.
Some areas can be rezoned to best serve their futures. This offers an opportunity to plan much of the city’s structure from the ground up in areas that need rebuilding.
Race should not be an issue in the rebuilding of New Orleans. The city should be open to all who can benefit from the jobs and opportunities it provides.
This election offers an unusual opportunity to make the city better. The candidates should mold their campaigns to serve that purpose in a positive way.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Ashlyn Frahm is this year’s salutatorian for Destrehan High School (DHS)....
HBO is back in St. Charles Parish filming an eight-part series called “Quarry” that...
A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012...
Although Randall “Randy” Harvey had an idea he might be named Destrehan High School...
After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation,...
Fast Friendly Service...Just Around the Corner! Frank's offers you the best choice in quality groceries at competitive prices.
St. Rose woman charged with vehicular homicide - 2475 views
A St. Rose woman has been arrested in connection with the alleged hit-and-run death of a LaPlace bicyclist around 11 p.m. last Thursday.