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Would You Support A True Regional Airport In Acadiana? [Opinion]

Joey Durel has proposed spending tax dollars to improve our airport.. Is upgrading Lafayette's airport the best solution? Would a true regional airport serving Lafayette, Lake Charles and Alexandria be a better solution?

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Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
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City-Parish President Joey Durel Declares State Of Emergency

Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel declared announced a state of emergency Monday afternoon in preparation for Winter Storm Leon.

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Lafayette Council Fights Back On RV Ordinance

Joey Durel said the ordinance, sent to the council by the planning, zoning and development department, gives him the discretion of enforcing the restriction on one individual and not on another, which is why he vetoed the ordinance.

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Joey Durel (photo by KPEL)
Joey Durel (photo by KPEL)
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Two Lafayette Winners At City-Parish President’s Awareness Committee For Citizens With Disabilities (DAC) Awards Ceremony To Receive State Awards

Danielle Price and Dora Chandler will receive the Governor's Outstanding Leadership in Disabilities (GOLD) Awards Wednesday in Baton Rouge.

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Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
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Durel Announces Agreement Linking Lafayette To City In Mexican State Of Tabasco

On "Your Afternoon Drive Home," Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel announced a partnership between Lafayette and Centla, a Mexican city in the state of Tabasco, something that will benefit our local oil and gas industry.

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Cities of Monroe, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish Pass Smoke-Free Ordinances

I'd like to send a personal tip of the hat to the Ouachita Parish Police Jury, the Monroe City Council and the West Monroe Board of Alderman for passing their comprehensive smoke-free ordinances.

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Terry Huval and Joey Durel, KPEL Stock Photo
Terry Huval and Joey Durel, KPEL Stock Photo
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Durel Defends LUS Director’s Unexpected $100,000 Raise

Many people don't know the story behind the number, City Parish President Joey Durel explains Lafayette Utilities System director Terry Huval's $100,000 raise.

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Council Approves Budget, New Pay Increases For LCG Employees

The Lafayette Conslidated Government's 2014 budget was approved tonight alongside significant pay increases for all Lafayette government employees.

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Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
Joey Durel 082312 photo by KPEL
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Pay Raises Proposed For Lafayette City-Parish Workers

Chief Financial Office Lorrie Toups says the cost of the pay raise would be $2.8 million a year.

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Lafayette Property Owners Could Get Tax Break

Durel says both the parish health unit tax and the mosquito abatement tax are bringing in more revenue than is needed for annual operations.

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