St Tammany Says Coroner Cooperating With New Law

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St. Tammany Coroner Stripped of Financial Power

Despite an ongoing legal battle, St Tammany’s parish government and coroner, Peter Galvan, are reportedly working together to give the parish the financial reins of the coroner’s office.

In a written statement on Thursday, Parish President Pat Brister says St Tammany is moving forward to make the required changes under the new law which include creating a special account and identifying upcoming expenses of the coroner’s office.

The move follows accusations of lavish spending by the coroner’s office at the expense of taxpayers.