BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Troy Hebert says he expects to save $1 million budgeted to his agency, by trimming staff and making other cuts. Hebert told The Advocate that he's on track to spend roughly 85 percent of his $6.5 million annual budget... more »
Acadiana Technical College system has been audited by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor on several points. The report claims that a former C.B. Coreil campus assistant dean improperly certified hours worked by a contracted employee who preformed information technology services. The college management estimates that the employee received overpayment of approximately... more »
From ATC: Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control ("ATC") Commissioner Troy Hebert announced that ATC agents arrested three men last night for participating in an alleged tax evasion and money laundering scheme. Adham Salam of Ville Platte, La, and Anwar Hadaba and Frank Fletcher, both of Alexandria, La were arrested on... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Investigators searched the office of the recently resigned commissioner of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, indicating in a warrant they sought evidence of allegations that Murphy Painter had stalked and harassed a former assistant. Painter, who served in the ATC post for 14 years, resigned Friday,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State investigators have searched the office and vehicle of recently resigned Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner Murphy Painter. The investigators' application for a warrant indicated they were seeking evidence that Painter had stalked and harassed a former employee. A computer and two thumb drives portable... more »
A new business, which means new jobs, is coming to Lafayette. They are called ATC and they help keep our world green. LEDA'S CEO Greg Gothreaux said, "These are the guys; this is the company that is the future of keeping our world green and clean,"
New jobs and... more »