$3.5 Million Roadway Improvement Project Begins in Covington Area

Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President announced today the start of a $3.5 million roadway improvement investment on Highway 1085 (Bootlegger Road) in the Covington area. Crews will begin Thursday, July 18, 2019

St. Tammany Litter Abatement Labor of Love

St. Tammany Parish Government, Keep St. Tammany Beautiful, and the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office announced today the kickoff of a full-time, joint, litter abatement initiative to clean up Parish roadways. The collaborative

How Business and Trade Organizations Can Railroad the Democratic Process and Restrict Free Market Capitalism

In what may be a general statement on the history of Louisiana politics, the public tends to take it for granted if (or when) our politicians wind up in trouble.  It makes things

The Continuing Saga of the Parish Government That Keeps Introducing the Same Proposals That Have Already Been Soundly Voted Down In An Open Vote

The Parish Government has prepared a response to the District Attorney’s Office, and while the following opinion is not based in legal knowledge, it appears the the Parish is claiming Exemption from the

Lawsuit Filed Against the Parish by District Attorney’s Office

The St. Tammany Parish District Attorney’s Office has filed a lawsuit against the St. Tammany Parish Government.  For some background, see “The Transparent Parish Government” from August 2015. Read the suit:   lawsuit DA

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, October 31, 2015

Keep Covington Beautiful and the St. Tammany Parish Department of Environmental Services’ host “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” this Saturday, October 31, 2015.  The event is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., taking place

Keep Covington Beautiful Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Keep Covington Beautiful is looking for volunteers for the St. Tammany Parish Department of Environmental Services’ sponsored event, “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” on Saturday, October 31, 2015.  Visit stpgov.org for more information,

The Transparent Parish Government by Timothy Achan Gates, Correspondent

While the public has called for better representation and more oversight of local government on the parish level, the current response is to provide more insulation from the public. Transparency rules the day