Tony Ligi http://wwno.org en Metairie Lawmaker's Resignation Effective Jan. 1 http://wwno.org/post/metairie-lawmakers-resignation-effective-jan-1 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Jefferson Parish Rep. Tony Ligi&nbsp;has turned in his resignation letter, to take effect at the start of the new year.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Ligi, a Republican from Metairie, is leaving the state House because he is taking a new position as executive director and chief legal counsel for the Jefferson Business Council.</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:23:52 +0000 The Associated Press 25119 at http://wwno.org