The Pelican Post
We now have Orleans Parish data up in our Payroll Section - Take a look here and then select Local Government under Branch and then Parish under Agency.
It shows the travel and office expenses for both the House and the Senate.
We've also added more than 1000 payroll records for the House, Senate, and Supreme Court, both members and the staff. You can see the records by searching the expanded Louisiana State Payroll application by Branch/Major Category.
also take a look at
Louisiana State Employee Salaries!
WELCOME TO THE NEW
LOUISIANA OPEN GOVERNMENT WEBSITE
Our Open Government site gives YOU the data you need to see what is going on in Louisiana. We have worked hard to not just allow "access" the way many government information sites do, but to provide the data in a format that allows YOU to select and sort the information and find what interests you.
Our data and graphics pages require an initial sign-in as users of the Open Government site - but the good news is that sign-in is free and easy! Simply provide your name, email, city, and state.
Our No Spam Pledge: We will never sell or share your personal identifiable information with any outside group.
The first time you click on a link to our analysis and graphics pages you will be routed to the sign-in page. Then, if you use the same computer and the same internet browser in the future, you should not have to enter your sign-in information again.
Pelican site reveals salary irregularities, particularly in police and wildlife and fisheries departments
NEW ORLEANS, La. – News outlet WDSU.com has utilized LouisianaSunshine.org, a project of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, to show startlingly high overtime rates among government employees. In some cases, these employees are earning more in overtime than they do from their base salaries.