Hat tip to Jr in comments and I echo his sentiments about IESI having this pic on their front page carousel being beyond dumb. Regarding this Barry Bordelon guy that works for Elton Lagasse, don’t the taxpayers pay him enough so that he can serve only one master? I don’t know his exact salary but from what I’ve seen the Parish isn’t shy about paying market price for the hired help.
The public isn’t buying in folks and frankly neither am I since former Mandeville Mayor did the pay to play thing with city venders to the tune of $165,000 plus. Jeff Adelson has the skinny for the Times Picayune:
Former Mandeville Mayor Eddie Price’s sentence on corruption and tax evasion charges would be reduced by two years under an agreement reached by Price’s attorney and federal prosecutors, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
Given the recent sentences that have been handed down in NOLA area public corruption cases such as those involving Bolar and Dollar Bill Jefferson I now openly wonder if NOLA area perpetrators get style points for being both white and smooth in the commision of their crimes. Continue reading “From laying down the law to giving the politicians another chance. Eddie Price’s sentence to be reduced.”
The power of the new media on display folks. We exposed Price Aid, a party scheduled for the benefit of disgraced former Mandeville Mayor turned convicted felon Eddie Price one week ago. It has been cancelled. Oh yeah, Eddie also wants to stay out of the pen until September. Anyone reckon Feldman will change his mind?
I’ve embedded the related Channel 4 story on this topic below the fold. Continue reading “The end of the mystery. Price aid is cancelled. Eddie Price instead wants to remain free on bond.”
Folks in Louisiana it just doesn’t get much zanier.
With all the active federal investigations in New Orleans we never got around to covering the conviction and sentencing of former Mandeville Mayor Eddie Price. I thought this quote from Price’s sentencing was spot on:
“Don’t you think people have gotten weary of public officials who don’t live and act the way citizens expect them to act? Don’t you think this kind of conduct stains all public officials?” Continue reading “Everyone has a Price so get your tickets to Price Aid now. Proceeds benefit convicted felon/former Mandeville Mayor Eddie Price.”