Quantcast

Audit: Super Bowl groups violated open meeting law - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Audit: Super Bowl groups violated open meeting law

Posted: Updated:

New audits say that two groups that helped host the Super Bowl in New Orleans earlier this year should have held public meetings when they decided how to spend state and local tax dollars.

The Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office released reports Monday from an outside accounting firm that was hired to audit the books of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and the local Super Bowl host committee.

The foundation received $1.3 million in state and local government funds in 2012, while the host committee got $1.1 million from the state, along with other sources of public funds, according to the reports.

Because of that money, the audits say the nonprofit organizations were required under the law to hold open meetings that allowed for public comment about the spending.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

    DOTD urges City to Open Cross Lake Dam's spillway

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:55:23 GMT
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development want the City of Shreveport to open Cross Lake dam's spillway but the city is refusing.
  • Shreveport's iconic civil rights moment remember, Little Union Church unveils historical marker

    Shreveport's iconic civil rights moment remember, Little Union Church unveils historical marker

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:01:09 GMT
    If you were involved in the civil rights movement in Shreveport, most likely you visited Little Union Baptist Church. It was the thriving center of the movement and was where leaders met to discuss.
    If you were involved in the civil rights movement in Shreveport, most likely you visited Little Union Baptist Church. It was the thriving center of the movement and was where leaders met to discuss.
  • Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

    Another bomb threat at Texarkana Walmart

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:17:17 GMT
    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
    The Texarkana Walmart on the 4000 block of New Boston Road received another bomb threat this afternoon.  premise.
Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File