The Current is a WordPress-based news startup out of Louisiana.
They just broke a big story about corruption in St. Martin Parish outside of Lafayette. The story was reported by one of the startup’s founders who dug into the paperwork to find millions of dollars of illegally granted contracts. Click here to read the full story.
Founded in 2018 by two local journalists, The Current explores politics and culture, explains why they matter and tries to cultivat civic engagement.