Lafayette Overbuild Seeks Supreme Sanction

Haugsted, Linda
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/25/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p39
The article reports that the municipal utility company Lafayette Utilities System appeals to the Louisiana Supreme Court to legalize its plan for broadband services in the state. The company has been sued by a local citizen Elizabeth Naquin for an alleged overbuilding of its local cable and telephone providers. However, the utility plant contends that such project has a statewide significance due to its belief that it will help draw high-technology businesses to the region.


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