Councilwoman Erika L. Green; The Advocate; constituents; minimum wage; economic policies; small business owners; newborn; Rep. Royce Duplessis

May 15, 2019

Unleash Local!

Local elected officials across Louisiana have approved resolutions in support of House Bill 422, which would lift a 1997 state law that takes away the ability of local governments to determine wage and benefit levels for their residents. The city council of New Orleans, Alexandria, Shreveport, and the Caddo Parish Commission are on record in support of the bill, but the Baton Rouge Metro Council struck down a resolution along party lines.Read more...