Laura Padgett
City leaders unsure about releasing info in botched WPD sting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 11:54pm.

videoThere are still a lot of questions about who did what during a Wilmington Police prostitution sting last year that led to changes in the department yesterday. There could be more answers if Wilmington's top cop would ask a question of city council.

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Wilmington City Council discusses legislative priorities
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 4:05pm.

videoWilmington City Council members met with state legislators this morning. They ran through their 2013 legislative agenda and had the opportunity to tell state leaders what's most important to the Port City.

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Wilmington City Council approves funding for Water Street parking deck
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:47pm.

video The city council voted in favor of funding repairs to the Water Street parking deck. The ordinance was not unanimous “I just have a real problem spending $669,000 on something were going to tear down and I hope we tear down sooner not later, “ Council woman Laura Padgett thinks there are better uses for the property. “I think there are several ways to look at it, I would like to see at least some park space.”

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Councilwoman Laura Padgett undergoes dual-transplant surgery
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 6:27pm.

Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is undergoing a dual-organ transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center as of Tuesday evening, a city spokeswoman said.

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Two new faces elected to Wilmington City Council; Sparks left out
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:59pm.

video After all the votes were counted Tuesday night two new faces came out as winners for Wilmington City Council. Businessman Neil Anderson and retiree Margaret Haynes are the two non-incumbent candidates that will fill two of three open seats; incumbent Laura Padgett was re-elected.

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Candidate profile: Laura Padgett
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 3:39pm.

video With early voting underway and Election Day right around the corner, we've been introducing your to the candidates for Wilmington City Council. Incumbent Laura Padgett says her experience is an asset to the city and looks forward to continue to improve Wilmington.

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Travel policy and debris cleanup addressed at Wilmington City Council meeting
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 9:34pm.

video A resolution amending Wilmington City Council's travel policy passed after being continued in a meeting back in August.

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Padgett wants travel policy amended after reimbursement request denied
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 10:07pm.

video Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett says the city's travel policy needs to be amended. At the council meeting Tuesday night, Padgett proposed changing the policy by stating any reimbursement request that doesn't meet the travel policy to not be paid, which can then be appealed by the individual. She also proposed requiring members to request in person the use of additional money known as pool money to cover any extra expenses.

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Council candidates speak out about Padgett's spending
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 3:10pm.

video Elections for municipal offices are less than 100 days away, and candidates are working hard to get their names and viewpoints noticed. Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett is running for reelection, but she's making waves after being denied reimbursement for a trip she took to Washington, DC.

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Wilmington City Council member denied reimbursement for travel by audit committee
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 10:10pm.

video Wilmington City Council member Laura Padgett requested to be reimbursed about $700 for a trip she took to Washington D.C. in March, but the city’s audit committee denied her request. Now Padgett is saying she doesn't think the committee handled it properly.

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