"Although I have left public office, my convictions and beliefs are still the same.
I will always be your voice."
Lawrence Chehardy served as Assessor of Jefferson Parish for 34 years. He is the longest serving assessor in the parish’s history. During his time as assessor, Lawrence served as Treasurer, Vice-President, and President of the Louisiana Assessors' Association. He is a graduate of Jesuit High School and Loyola University where he received his business degree in accounting and his law degree. MORE
Impeachment is a political process. It is not a civil trial or a criminal proceeding. Rather, impeachment is part of a political process that should not be taken lightly but is being exploited by democrats and republicans alike. Three U.S. Presidents have faced impeachment. President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment came after the assassination of President Lincoln who had formulated a plan to peacefully reunite ... Read More
Democrats never did accept the results of the last election, and therefore it has been a foregone conclusion that at some point during his term President Donald Trump will be impeached by the democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives. Democrats have been looking for two and a half years for any charge or charges they could find that would serve as grounds ... Read More
My Jefferson Parish Mailer Dear Friends, Throughout my 34 years of public service, you and I fought to protect our homestead exemption. Governor John Bel Edwards has been a loyal supporter of the exemption as a legislator and as governor including the frozen assessment for senior citizens. When asked if he would commit to keeping the homestead exemption, Mr. Rispone said, ... Read More
by Lawrence Chehardy This past week candidate Eddie Rispone make two by mistakes in his campaign for governor raising deep concerns about his character and his position on issues. Concern I. At last Wednesday night’s debate Mr. Rispone proposed a constitutional convention to rewrite our state’s constitution. Without saying just what the convention would look like or what changes to the ... Read More
The final two weeks in the race for governor is now kicking off. Only a small percentage of voters remain undecided, and the race may just turn on who votes. One thing you can expect to see from Mr. Rispone is more Washington style politics – a reckless disregard for the facts or truth. As I have said in the past this ... Read More
The primary is over and Louisiana voters will now choose between Gov. John Bel Edwards and businessman Eddie Rispone. If you are like me, you are sick and tired of all the mudslinging that took place. Being factually correct and critical of a person’s record is fair game. But I was shocked at the mean-spirited attacks on Gov. Edwards. But this is where ... Read More