Well folks it took a few years and a stint in the Federal Pen but Pampy Barre, a guy who stole a cool million from one City of New Orleans contract, has finally lost the concessions concession at Armstrong Airport.
I mention this because the Jefferson Parish Council kept Colonial as its supplemental health benefits provider over the recommendation of the professionals in Parish Government in large part IMHO to keep the commish money stream going to local luminaries like Tim Coulon. In Louisiana it takes some time to separate politically connected piggies such as Coulon from the taxpayer teat.
Pampy is one big commonality between the doings in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes folks. The stories he could tell……