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Jeanerette mayor hoping to keep her seat

Posted at 7:23 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 20:24:21-05

The embattled mayor for the City of Jeanerette is running for her second full term in office.

Mayor Aprill Foulcard is facing felony racketeering and medicaid fraud charges in connection with her home health business JABA Enterprises.

Former parish council member Aquicline Arnold and former city tax collector Carol Bourgeois, Jr. also qualified.

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Jeanerette mayor, Iberia Parish councilman, other family members indicted

Investigation: JABA Enterprises employees billed for unworked hours, 20% of claims rejected