Wednesday, May 18, 2022

An Exercise in (f)Utility

In 1987, Alexandria Nearly Sold Its Utility System. Then, Someone Checked...

With Tilly Snyder finally out of office, a new mayor was told Alexandria’s utility system was in the red, and across the river, Cleco thought it saw blood in the water. The third installment of our ongoing series “An Exercise in fUtility.”

An Exercise in Futility

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