Let’s drop another Waste Management nuke as Slabbed presents Gwen Bolotte and Dutchie Connick in Putting in the Fix

April 6, 2004 I received a phone call from Tim Whitmer on my cell  At his request, I called Mr. Whitmer back from a land line. Mr. Whitmer informed me that Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard had meet with representatives of River Birch Landfill to discuss the Jefferson Parish landfill. Mr. Whitmer further advised that Mr. Broussard was not happy with the … Continue reading “Let’s drop another Waste Management nuke as Slabbed presents Gwen Bolotte and Dutchie Connick in Putting in the Fix”

My general thoughts on the defeat of those dedicated Jefferson Parish property tax renewals

@DrewBroach1 Been getting google search hits all days on those JP tax renewal crash and burns. Appears the pundits are mystified. — Slabbed New Media (@SlabbedNewMedia) May 8, 2013 I see a lot of buck passing and finger pointing by the Parish Council and Team Young on the issue of the failure Saturday of a … Continue reading “My general thoughts on the defeat of those dedicated Jefferson Parish property tax renewals”

Slabbed examines the harassment of private citizens expressing their opinion on Jefferson Parish Corruption: Part 2

The post was insanely good except for one part but before we get to the post and part to which I refer, let’s visit with this New York Times story from 5 days ago: The question is no longer who has been hacked. It’s who hasn’t? The Washington Post can be added to the growing … Continue reading “Slabbed examines the harassment of private citizens expressing their opinion on Jefferson Parish Corruption: Part 2”

HUGE: “Jefferson Performing Arts Center’s $10 million (line of) credit suspended”

Let’s review: New scrutiny for Jefferson Performing Arts Center ~ Rich Rainey 7/11/12 Slabbed does a compare and contrast on Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Center change orders: Elton Lagasse has some ‘splaining to do. ~ Doug Handshoe 7/16/12 Now the latest: Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Jefferson, on Thursday temporarily blocked the use of almost $10 million … Continue reading “HUGE: “Jefferson Performing Arts Center’s $10 million (line of) credit suspended””

Slabbed does a compare and contrast on Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Center change orders: Elton Lagasse has some ‘splaining to do.

Folks this post sets the record for time spent in drafts and it was this latest Rich Rainey installment from the Jefferson Parish Council cesspool on the topic of JPAC and Parish Capital Projects Director Reda Youssef that dictated I find a way to adequately explain the construction disaster that has squandered millions in state tax money.  Adequately explain?  By … Continue reading “Slabbed does a compare and contrast on Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Center change orders: Elton Lagasse has some ‘splaining to do.”

Worth repeating take note: Let’s talk Paul Connick Sr. and his son Dutchie Connick

From my comment on Slabbed solves the mystery on the shores of the Tusket River in Nova Scotia as we reveal the Trout Point connection to the Jefferson Parish Political Corruption Scandal Paying people as Paralegals that did not report to work has been a time-honored practice dating back to the Tim Coulon days as Parish Prez. … Continue reading “Worth repeating take note: Let’s talk Paul Connick Sr. and his son Dutchie Connick”

The Times Picayune tackles a topic that has appeared here many times: A why Gwen Bollotte should have been fired years ago update.

In our coverage of Jefferson Parish Government we’ve run across the name of former Jefferson Parish CFO Gwen Bolotte a few times, normally with me expressing the opinion she needed to be fired for not doing her job as Parish Finance Director.  I termed her a doormat in fact and that is a good description of her job … Continue reading “The Times Picayune tackles a topic that has appeared here many times: A why Gwen Bollotte should have been fired years ago update.”

I’ve had a couple of readers suggest I apply…

Actually the annual audit the parish pays for should identify all the major internal control problems in the Parish’s financial system so the latest news the Parish is looking to hire a CPA firm to do what their auditor should already be doing strikes me as a bit of a waste. And besides the Legislative … Continue reading “I’ve had a couple of readers suggest I apply…”

“Something is definitely rotten in Jefferson”: The (non)Performing Arts Center Boondoggle in the news…

Folks the topic of the ongoing boondoggle at the Jefferson Parish (non)Performing Arts Center is one that has been mentioned a time or two on these pages and even more offline but it is also a topic I have personally avoided delving into here on Slabbed because despite the fact the subject matter of a construction project … Continue reading ““Something is definitely rotten in Jefferson”: The (non)Performing Arts Center Boondoggle in the news…”

Nope we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore Toto. Rich Rainey at the T-P reveals full list of Heebe’s “Lobbists”.

Come on everyone sing, sing sing……. There’s no controlling the unrolling of your fate, my friend, Who knows what’s written in the magic book. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s chief of staff, his coastal issues adviser and almost three dozen other people were identified as “lobbyists” whom embattled landfill owner Fred Heebe could use to promote his interests and … Continue reading “Nope we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore Toto. Rich Rainey at the T-P reveals full list of Heebe’s “Lobbists”.”