August 19, 2021 •
Board Recommends Barring Campaign Donations from Regulated Utilities
On August 16, the Ethics Review Board of New Orleans voted unanimously to recommend the city’s Code of Ethics be revised to bar City Council members and candidates from accepting political contributions from utility firms regulated by the city.
These firms would include Entergy New Orleans, Cox Communications, and any vendor that works on a contract awarded by the City Council or the Sewerage and Water Board.
Additionally, the recommended rule would ban contributions from any political action committee or executive staff member of the firms.
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