Voter's Guide, 2021 Fall Elections, New Orleans
Position Councilmembers District D
NameMariah Moore

Campaign Information

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Bio Information

Party AffiliationDemocrat
ProfessionExecutive Director
Present Employer / positionHouse of Tulip
Length of residence in JurisdictionLifelong resident of New Orleans
List of educational institutions and degrees
Prior elected and appointed positionsMember- Mayor's Office of Human Rights and Equity's LGBTQ+ Task Force
Civic involvement and affiliationsSenior National Organizer- Transgender Law Center
Independent Women's Organization
Black and Pink
Hosted a number of food and clothing drives and community clean up efforts

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? No- municipal employees and City contractors should get a $15/hour minimum wage indexed to inflation and the City Council should work with Civil Service to raise those wages. The City should also reconstitute the Internal Auditing Division to monitor compliance with the minimum wage requirements.
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- this would provide for a more independent and apolitical ethics review board.
3. In your role as the regulatory body for Entergy, what factors would you consider to increase rates? I would not consider increases to rates in the foreseeable future.
4. Where is the best site for a new City Hall and why? The current site should be renovated and used as the City's municipal building. If feasible, Gallier Hall could host the City Council Chambers and Mayor's Executive Office staff.