Another year, another record or two for New Orleans tourism.
According to statistics released today, 2016 was a banner year for the city, which has been on a roll since the Hurricane Katrina devastation.
The biggest local political election in 2017 will be the race for Mayor of New Orleans. The qualifying period is from July 12-14 and the primary election will be held on October 14.
Much is being written about Donald Trump’s approval ratings.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, Trump’s job approval ratings hovers at 40% and Quinnepac poll at 37%, the lowest by a new President so early during an administration in polling history.
One of Donald Trump’s strong suits is the claim he is pro-business. He has also reached out to the technology community with a gathering of technology leaders and has created an advisory board of these top techies to help guide his administration.
The 34th President of the United States was born 100 hundred years ago. John F. Kennedy captured the hearts of the American people like no other president, before or since. And from the first stirrings of his efforts to become president, to events that took place after his death, my home state of Louisiana held a special place in the Kennedy legacy.
John Kennedy’s first foray in building Louisiana relationships began in 1956, during the then young senator’s efforts to become the vice presidential candidate on the Adlai Stevenson ticket. Stevenson had promised the VP spot to Tennessee Senator Estes Kefauver but didn’t want to offend the Kennedy patriarch, Joseph Kennedy. So he threw the nomination open to the convention floor.