yenniIn a just-released University Survey Research Center poll, that also surveyed the race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff, it appears that the political troubles that have followed Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni have not abated, thus, almost certaintly creating a climate of serious competition, should Yenni run for re-election.

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lopinto fortunatoThe University of New Orleans Survey Research Center has just released a new poll regarding the upcoming Jefferson Parish Sheriff's race. The survey was commissioned by WDSU TV. 

Overall, John Fortunato has a sixteen point lead over the current acting Sheriff Joe Lopinto, 48-32 with 20 percent undecided. The prior UNO poll revealed Fortunato leading 44 to Lopinto's 37 percent with a 19 point undecided. Thus, the margin has increased in Fortunato's favor from seven to sixteen percentage points over the five month duration.

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Medical assistant 4If you live in Jefferson Parish, do you have the heart to learn how to be a Medical Assitant (MA) in the area of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Phlebotomy and EKG?

If so, Ochsner Health System, Jefferson Parish and Louisiana Workforce Commission might have the opportunity for you:

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vanvrackenWhat's happening in Jefferson Parish? Who's going to win the New Orleans Mayor's race? Ae the New Orleans Saints for real?  These are just some of the issues that will be discussed Thursday November 16 at the year's final Politics with a Punch.

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jp sheriff council 4For decades, when you mentioned the words Jefferson Parish, there was at least one name that probably crossed the mind, none other than “Chehardy”.

Lawrence A. Chehardy (for eleven years) and then his son Lawrence E. Chehardy dominated the Parish as its’ assessors.  During this forty-five year period, while other prominent political names came and went, the Chehardy’ brand remained as a powerful Jefferson Parish institution.

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JP FEMAWhen late spring comes around in these parts of Southeast Louisiana, one topic comes to mind: hurricanes and floods.

This weekend, in New Orleans, citizens of that fair city got a serious reminder how tenuous life "as is" might be.  Here dry today, wet tomorrow.

Right in time for the moment, Jefferson Parish has announced the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now final and will be effective for Flood Insurance rates on February 18, 2018.

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