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May 11, 2020

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett Joins The Cheek Law Firm and St. Augustine to Launch The Cheek Law Firm Scholarship and Emergency Assistance Fund

Councilmember Brossett Joins The Cheek Law Firm and St. Augustine to Launch The Cheek Law Firm Scholarship and Emergency Assistance Fund

NEW ORLEANS - District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett has partnered with The Cheek Law Firm and St. Augustine High School to create "The Cheek Law Firm Scholarship and Emergency Assistance Fund" to provide much-needed support during this pandemic. The fund will function as a dollar for dollar donation to St. Augustine High School, specifically in two areas of support: Scholarship Awards driven by academic achievement and Emergency Assistance funding for families experiencing unforeseen challenges caused by COVID-19. 

May 11, 2020

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett & Second Harvest to Host Two Additional Food Pantries for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

Councilmember Brossett & Second Harvest to Host Two Additional Food Pantries for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS - District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to host two free food pantries to meet the urgent, unprecedented needs of individuals and families due to the COVID-19.

May 7, 2020

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Adopt Resolution to Suspend of Residential Evictions During COVID-19

Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Adopt Resolution to Suspend of Residential Evictions During COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS - The Council adopted Resolution R-20-110 by District "D" Councilmember Jared Brossett urging New Orleans First and Second City Court officials to suspend residential evictions until August 24, 2020, the deadline established in the federal CARES Act. The many changes in deadlines and suspensions for the possible reopening of courts to residential evictions have created incredible uncertainty for renters and landlords.

May 4, 2020

Jared C. Brossett

Councilmember Brossett Introduces Resolution Urging the Suspension of Residential Evictions to Align with the CARES Act

Councilmember Brossett Introduces Resolution Urging the Suspension of Residential Evictions to Align with the CARES Act

NEW ORLEANS - At this Thursday's regular meeting, Councilmember Jared Brossett will introduce a resolution urging New Orleans First and Second City Court officials to suspend residential evictions until August 24, 2020, the deadline established in the federal CARES Act. The many changes in deadlines and suspensions for the possible reopening of courts to residential evictions have created incredible uncertainty for renters and landlords. 

April 24, 2020

Jared C. Brossett

Additional Funding to the Paycheck Protection Program

Additional Funding to the Paycheck Protection Program

NEW ORLEANS - In the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act passed by Congress last night, there are some key improvements and reforms to expand access and assistance to the Paycheck Protection Program. It's important that these funds get to actual small businesses whether they have relationships with large financial institutions or not. The key improvements include:

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