What an amazing weekend. Our hard work throughout this incredible campaign paid off - WE won! Thank you for all of your support - we couldn’t have done this without you. Every phone call, every door we knocked on, every hour of waving signs, every contribution, and every single vote made the difference on Saturday.
Amidst revelations that Councilmember “No Show” Nadine Ramsey holds a 45% stake in a blighted Lakeview property, more questions remain regarding Grab LLC, the holding company behind which Ramsey has spent a decade hiding her interest in the property.
If you know Algiers then you know to steer clear of Higgins Gate. This property has been home to vermin, disease and crime since its post-Katrina demolition. And yet despite multiple promises to clean up the property, including a “Victory Lap” style press conference in June of 2016, the property continues to be an embarrassment to the city, a health hazard to residents, and another example of “No Show” Nadine Ramsey’s idea of promise keeping.
While ordinary residents of New Orleans District C have their needs ignored by “No Show” Nadine Ramsey, if you’re the owner or purveyor of a Bourbon Street bar or strip club you know the surest way to get your council member to dance to your tune is to show her the money.
The race for the New Orleans City Council District C seat began over a footbridge.
Public transit officials unveiled new plans for the Canal Street ferry terminal in January. The drawings had no pedestrian bridge over the railroad tracks between the Mississippi River bank and city sidewalks. Outcry was swift. Few were louder than Kristin Gisleson Palmer.