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 Now that Christmas is over and New Years is on its way, wh's events are in store for you in New Orleans?

Here's today's list from LaFete News for Monday, December 27, 2010    

Louisiana Economic Development and the Bobby Jindal adminisration have announced a series of “good news” stories for Christmas 2010.  On Wednesday, it announced that Site Selection Magazine has picked it to be tops in the nation for 2010.  It also announced more expansion of Benchmark Bank.  On Thursday, Louisiana Economic Development announced that Manpower Inc expects Baton Rouge and Louisiana, in general, to do better than the national average for 2011. 

It’s history.  For the first time since receiving constitutional authority, the Louisiana Legislature has agreed to call itself into special session.  The session, while special, could be quite contentious given the nature of subject—reapportionment.

December 22, 2010-In a press release issued Wednesday called "Jindals Lack of Diversity and Pay To Play Practices", The Louisiana Black caucus has criticized Governor Bobby Jindal for what it calls “unethical” practice for appointing campaign contributors for high political boards and commissions despite the governor’s election campaign and inaugural statements.

Louisiana and the Bobby Jindal administration made a “good list” today as Business Facilities named it winner of the 2010 "State of the Year." award.

TheBusiness Facilities "State of the Year" Award evaluates each state's top five projects in terms of overall investment and job creation, and factors in the state's execution of its economic development strategy and the diversity and growth potential of its target industries.

December 22, 2010-In a press release issued Wednesday called "Jindals Lack of Diversity and Pay To Play Practices", The Louisiana Black caucus has criticized Governor Bobby Jindal for what it calls “unethical” practice for appointing campaign contributors for high political boards and commissions despite the governor’s election campaign and inaugural statements.

New Orleans Civil District Court clerk of court, Dale Atkins has issued another statement concerning the loss of data in her office which has disabled much of her office.

 What to do in New Orleans during the week before Christmas 2010?  Here is a list for Wednesday December 22 by LaFete News and Frank Stansbury.

Louisiana Census, Voters Reduction And Patterns
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 12:08

Will the recent reduction of Louisiana registered voters in Louisiana change the state’s voting patterns?  Will the census results change voting patterns?   Bayoubuzz asked these questions to Louisiana Secretary of State, Tom Schedler:

While five-star general and former U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower might have had other views, President Barack Obama evoked his name and statements as the current President spoke prior to the signing of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell legislation.

 

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