Members of the Louisiana State Senate began the work of the 2014 Regular Session of the State Legislature at noon Monday, March 10, 2014. As the State Constitution dictates, the 2014 session is a "general" session where legislators will consider a wide-range of issues except for specific tax and revenue measures. With a broad agenda and the annual responsibility of adopting a balanced state budget, Senate President John A. Alario, Jr. (R - Westwego) expects a particular focus on preparing Louisiana citizens to take advantage of an expected economic boom across the state over the next several years and the tens of thousands of high-paying jobs that will result.
Governor Bobby Jindal is often on national TV touting his accomplishments and the improvements made during his administration.
LABI conference held today; Louisiana export news; DANOS builds in Port of Iberia; and more. These are the latest Louisiana business news...
Governor Bobby Jindal ’s controversial White House comments outside of the West Wing, on Monday was the initial subject of discussion during the first part of Tuesday’s WGSO-Bayoubuzz radio hangout with Jeff Crouere and publisher Stephen Sabludowsky.
The United States Senate Democratic Caucus today voted to appoint U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., as the chair of the powerful Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. On Thursday, February 13, 2014, the U.S. Senate will take a formality vote on an organizational resolution, when Sen. Landrieu will officially take the helm of the committee.
In the fourth week of March (March 22-28), entrepreneurs, techies, innovators, dealmakers, thought leaders, and investors from around the country will convene for the 6th annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).
In many ways, today, might be called the first day of the legislative seession 2014 as Governor Bobby Jindal submitted a balanced budget proposal to the Legislature. Here is the Jindal press release that explains the Executive budget and the governor's priorities.
Just one year after coming to Toronto from Memphis, Rudy Gay is on the move again. The Raptors have traded Gay along with Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy – both reserves – to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for forwards Chuck Hayes, Patrick Patterson and John Salmons.
Why would a senior judge at the Civil District Court of New Orleans give up the prestige, the career stability the respect and all of the trappings that go with it to run for mayor against a man with the golden last name?