Alfred Bell

Alfred Bell

Alfred Bell

Jurisdiction:
Political Party Democrat
225-288-0107
1433 N. 35th St. Baton Rouge 70802

SURVEY RESPONSES

Ranked Statements
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1. The East Baton Rouge mask mandate is lawful and should remain in place as long as necessary.
Strongly Agree
2. East Baton Rouge Parish should continue disputing the incorporation of St. George.
Strongly Agree
3. LGBTQ individuals and families should be protected locally from discrimination in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations.
Strongly Agree
4. When presented with an ITEP request, the guidelines adopted by the council should be strictly adhered to in making their determination.
Strongly Agree
5. Baton Rouge and other municipalities should have legal control over their area’s minimum wage.
Strongly Agree
6. The Metro Council should increase transparency by requiring data collection and regular reporting by contractors and the sheriff’s office on the operations, conditions, and use of funds for the parish prison.
Strongly Agree
7. The Metro Council does a satisfactory job of awarding government contracts to ensure that all businesses are given a fair chance - including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE).
Strongly Disagree

 

Short-answer Questions
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1. Why are you running for Metro Council and how have your experiences prepared you for the responsibilities of this office?

to make changes

2. How will you ensure the Metro Council vets dedicated tax proposals and provides information to the public prior to bringing them to a vote?

open discussion

3. The Metro Council appoints members to several local boards and commissions. What should be taken into consideration when making these appointments? When should an appointee accused of misconduct be removed?

candidates should come from the community

4. How would you balance what you feel is best for your district versus what may be best for the parish as a whole?

look at the big picture

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