When millages are passed to finance government activities, they are usually designed for a specific amount of total revenue. Whatever they support, the amount of millage is determined by the amount of money it will produce on that day’s assessment roll.
The Housing and Urban Development agency in Washington just sent down some good news and bad news for our state government. HUD has been reviewing Louisiana’s plans to use $300 million in federal dollars for the construction of a new Charity Hospital in New Orleans. […]
For the past ten years, a portrait of Jesus Christ in the Slidell City Court created no controversy. It had been hanging in the lobby of the courthouse ever since it was originally constructed in 1997. In that time, not one person had complained to court officials. […]