I managed to find a bit of internet here in the woods late this morning as this Byron Lee conprofit deal is back in the news. I did the down and dirty on the Legislative Audit report via twitter and those wishing to catch up with former Jefferson Parish councilman Byron Lee’s association with taxpayer funded conprofits should click here, here and here. All the usual suspects are involved in the latest including State Representive Girod Jackson. Here is the link to the audit report and here is the link to the referenced “for profit business” seeded with taxpayer money. Finally my instant reaction via twitter:
After all none of this was a big secret. Continue reading “One of Byron Lee’s conprofits back in the news.”
I am a man who likes to kill multiple birds with one stone so after Slabbed’s researcher and I left Muni court last month we headed over to Lafayette Square to see what was shaking on skid row. As per usual we were not disappointed as we immediately saw the Wino.
“Hey kid, my lady friend wants to have a few words with you.” said the Wino. “I think you’ll like her.” She looked like she hadn’t eaten in days so we went to a local restaurant known for having good turtle soup. Her name was Betty.
“No offense bubba but your work on Byron Lee bites.” she began. “You always talk about following the money but I’ve been waiting for you to do that for months with Byron Lee.” I protested that my work load was amazingly heavy but to no avail as she was having none of it.
“Lee is part of a crime family son, one that is pretty easy to find.” Knowing time was scarce that evening she handed me a dossier on Lee. “Don’t fuck it up!”, she exclaimed, ” I traded a case of mad dog for this.” With that she disappeared into the chilly evening. Continue reading “It”