City Permitting Probe Raises Concerns of Misconduct and Corruption in New Orleans

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A woman named Jennifer Cecil, who was investigating possible wrongdoing in New Orleans’ Safety and Permits Department, was after complaints were made to the Mayor. It is believed that the Mayor could have been influenced by a businessman. This issue has caught the attention of federal investigators who want to know more about why she was fired. They are under impression that there might be some misuse of power or corruption happening in the city's permit system. This situation has triggered a debate about the fairness the permitting process is in New Orleans.

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New Orleans is known for having corrupt city officials. Sadly, it's been like that for ages. Maybe they should put a large committee in charge of permitting. If nothing else, it would be more difficult to bribe that many folks.
 
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