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Storming the Castle re: LA SB 573: Game-changing amendments added!

On Thursday, 5/17/12, LA Senate Bill 573 “SPECIAL DISTRICTS. Creates the New Orleans Hospitality Zone” was presented to the Local & Municipal Affairs Committee of the Louisiana Legislature… 2,567 more words

New Orleans

Hospitality District LA SB 573 amended, but not improved.

Committee Amendments to LA SB 573 are now available and in active consideration. These amendments apparently reflect a proposal that was circulated at the end of last week. 475 more words

New Orleans

We Are a Community -- Not a Commodity!

(Credit and huge appreciation for the title of this post goes to phenomenal New Orleanian Mari Kornhauser.)

(Note: If you are not familiar with the proposed “New Orleans Hospitality Zone District,” please see… 704 more words

Community Service

New Orleanians: If you're not disgusted by the proposed Hospitality District, then you're not paying attention

I’m writing this today because I had to make the choice to sacrifice enjoying “Locals Thursday” at Jazz Fest this year in favor of leaving town on a bus or as part of a car caravan destined for Baton Rouge. 2,210 more words

New Orleans