New Orleans’ Convention Center Authority Pushes New Votes for $557M Contract

Louisiana’s law on open meetings stipulates that meetings by a public body in the state must be in public and within a period that lets the people voice out their comments. All votes must casted viva voce or orally rather than written. Additionally, votes must be recorded in the meeting minutes or another official procedure and made available to the community.
Unfortunately, a letter from the attorney general’s office in New Orleans emphasized that there might have been a violation of the abovementioned law during the open meetings for the $557M convention center contract.
The said project comprises renovations of…