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Landrieu: jail consent decree could mean layoffs and sweeping cuts

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Yesterday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called for a special New Orleans City Council meeting to discuss the proposed federal consent decree for Orleans Parish Prison ? namely how the millions of dollars to pay for it would cripple the city?s budget. ...

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Landrieu: jail consent decree could mean layoffs and sweeping cuts

Yesterday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called for a special New Orleans City Council meeting to discuss the proposed federal consent decree for Orleans Parish Prison ? namely how the millions of dollars to pay for it would cripple the city?s budget.

Today, Landrieu said a consent decree with Sheriff Marlin Gusman and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) ? on top of the consent agreement to reform NOPD ? ?cannot be paid for in this fiscal year without raising taxes or substantially gutting city services.?


?During this fiscal year, the sheriff, DOJ, federal judges are all riding up to tell us and the taxpayers of the city to write a blank check and hand it over,? Landrieu said.? [ Read more ]

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