Monday, 11 July 2011 16:52

JindalToday, Governor Bobby Jindal unveiled the “Louisiana Plan” to start restoring the state’s coastal areas, fisheries and oyster seed grounds from the devastating impact of the BP oil spill. The state will be submitting a list of projects to BP, the Department of Interior and NOAA, and the funding will come from a $1 billion agreement announced in April 2011 for early restoration of damaged natural resources resulting from the oil spill.

Monday, 11 July 2011 13:30

LandrieuToday, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that New Orleans has been chosen by the Obama administration for Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2), a new and customized pilot initiative to strengthen local capacity and spark economic growth in local communities, while ensuring taxpayer dollars are used wisely and efficiently. To accomplish this, federal agencies will provide experienced staff to work directly with six cities: Chester, PA; Cleveland, OH; Detroit, MI; Fresno, CA; Memphis, TN; and New Orleans, LA.  These teams will help implement bottom-up solutions to local economic challenges by leveraging federal dollars to support local economic development plans.

Monday, 11 July 2011 12:54

Louisiana LegislatureToday, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Moonbot Studios, Twin Engine Labs and Embera NeuroTherapeutics executives to sign laws – included in the Governor’s 2011 Legislative Package - that enhance Louisiana’s Digital Interactive Media & Software tax credit and enhance and extend the Technology Commercialization & Jobs tax credit.

The Digital Media Tax Credit Law was first conceptualized and created by Bayoubuzz's publisher and technology attorney Stephen Sabludowsky who with the push by the then-Nagin Administration, GNO Inc., the Blanco Administration and other groups across the state passed the first Digital Media Law.

Monday, 11 July 2011 12:19

US-GreeceThe United States faces a serious debt crisis and our leadership refuses to take the necessary action to solve the problem. To put it in the simplest terms…America cannot afford to spend more money than it brings in. No household could survive doing that.

Monday, 11 July 2011 11:50

NFL Owners-players lockout update...

1. There is a growing belief inside league circles that the NFL and players will have a deal in place to be ratified at the July 21 league meetings.

2. Insiders say there's no reason it won't get done.

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