Voter's Guide, 2021 Fall Elections, New Orleans
Position Councilmembers District D
NameRobert Murray

Campaign Information

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Bio Information

Party AffiliationDemocrat
ProfessionRetired Businessman and community organizer
Present Employer / positionRetired Executive
Length of residence in JurisdictionLife
List of educational institutions and degreesConcordia Wisconsin University, Associates Degree Criminology
Southern University of New Orleans, Masters of Criminal Justice Current Graduate Student
Southern University of New Orleans, Bachelors Degree Criminal Justice

Prior elected and appointed positionsN/A
Civic involvement and affiliationsNAACP, Executive and Life Member
United Voters League, Founder and Chairman

Questions specific to the position

1. Do you feel like the wages for municipal employees, such as the NOFD and EMS are adequate, and if not, how do you propose raising them? yes
2. Will you support an ordinance to establish an independent external evaluation of the Ethics Review Board as called for in the Charter? Please explain your answer. yes, the ethics board must be more transparent.
3. In your role as the regulatory body for Entergy, what factors would you consider to increase rates? None
4. Where is the best site for a new City Hall and why? New Orleans East, a lot of city owned property