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More money, governance overhaul likely to top S&WB task force recommendations • Louisiana Illuminator

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2024
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NEW ORLEANS — The need for vastly more money and a quick fix for beyond-broken billing system headline a string of recommendations members of a task force will make to Gov. Jeff Landry and the Louisiana Legislature on how to address myriad issues with the Sewerage and Water Board. Cash flow problems are particularly acute, given that the utility cannot currently borrow any additional money without an additional stream of income. Its immediate drainage system needs alone top $110 million, and the Sewerage and Water Board is $40 million short...

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