NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell approached the podium for her weekly press conference on Wednesday morning.
At 11 a.m., the mayor gave updates on the city’s public safety crisis, infrastructure, economic development, and more. The press conference also had questions related to the New Orleans Police Department’s Consent Decree, for which the mayor issued a gag order on city employees at public meetings related to the decree.
Other topics at hand included the ESSENCE Festival of Culture and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, both of which made big announcements this week. On Tuesday, Jazz Fest organizers revealed the cubes for its entertainment, while on Wednesday, ESSENCE Fest revealed its music headliners.
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