Tangipahoa Update – 6/11/11

Subpoenas ‘coercive’ – Tangipahoa members fight testimony order

The attorney for two Tangipahoa Parish School Board members said Friday that he will move to quash subpoenas that would compel the pair to give depositions in an attempt to determine if they are in contempt of court.

School Board members Sandra Bailey Simmons and Brett Duncan have been called to give testimony under oath on whether statements they made in the months leading up to the historic April defeat of four school tax proposals were in contempt of court, said Nelson Taylor, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney and the one who called for the depositions.

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