NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On May 11, the Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee in the Louisiana Legislature unanimously passed legislation (HB 652) that would bring some transparency to the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board.

JP Morell, Councilmember at large expressed his support for the unanimous vote.

“I applaud the unanimous vote from Senate & Governmental Affairs to bring renewed accountability to billing practices within the Sewerage& Water Board,” said Councilmember Morrell. “I’m happy to say that today’s vote was the result of a collaborative effort between myself, Rep. Hilferty, Sen. Harris, and the Sewerage & Water Board. Government is most efficient when leaders come together to work towards a common solution, and our residents are now one step closer to an accountable and fair billing process.”

Click HERE to learn about HB 652.

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