Landrieu-Cassidy dead heat; LABI's report card; La. roads drop; Fleming's ISIS vote; Jindal's son

Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:01 Written by

road-closedDead Heat: US Senate
The conservative publication, Townhall, reported on Wednesday that thed Louisiana US Senate poll is a dead heat.

No hurt feelings for Edmonson, Jindal and Riser after court ruling?
Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:35 Written by

jindals-book2by Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisiana Voice

A Baton Rouge district court judge has struck down the so-called Edmonson Amendment, declaring the special retirement benefits enhancement amendment for State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson and one other state trooper unconstitutional.

Where does Louisiana delegation stand on ISIS war?
Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:14 Written by

kerryHere we go again.  Another prolonged military campaign in the Middle East. Is the President justified in waging a new war that will emanate in Syria, but raises numerous questions as to where it all will end? Louisiana congressional members have been oddly silent on the President’s new counter terrorism assault. The Bayou State has no representation on the key congressional national defense committees.

WYES, Fab Four, simply fabulous remembrance of The Beatles in New Orleans
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:35 Written by

 ringoSimply Fabulous.

That’s how I must describe the “Fab Four”, the look-alike, sound-alike, sing-alike unofficial-official road musical show mimicking of the real “Fab Four”, or commonly known as The Beatles.

Interview: South Coast Angel Fund Executive talks investment, business opportunities
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:19

atkinsonAre you looking to invest in local companies that are strong-growth opportunities? Do you have a business that needs more capital and that might have exhausted cash availabilities?

Vikings fumble on Adrian Peterson, will NFL pass on punishment after Rice?
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:54 Written by

adrian-petersonIt is no wonder that the ratings for the NFL are down this year. The league is in the midst of its worst crisis in decades as it is being hit by one scandal after another. On the heels of the disastrous way it handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse case, the league has completely mishandled the way it treated another star running back, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings.

GN0Inc NORLI; La. cities education rank; N.O. Biotech, Prospect New Orleans
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:43

new-orleans-convenionLouisiana business shorts news of the day: GNO NORLI leaders chosen, education level of US cities including New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and BGR's a biotech summary breakfast focused on the impact of the industry upon the New Orleans economy and breaking news from Prospect New Orleans.

Landrieu's charter scandal raises incompetency, honesty issues
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:29 Written by

landrieuWe now discover just how deep was Sen. Mary Landrieu’s hand into the cookie jar by her self-revelation that over two-fifths of all her air charter travel since 2002 had some portion illegally charged to taxpayers. What’s not new is the inadequacies in her trying to explain it away.

Maness nip, Cassidy dodges, Louisiana doesn't care
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:17 Written by

New-Orleans-Plantations Things are not going well for Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy these days in his race against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term.

Hoda Kotb, Nancy Grace highlight Louisiana Women and Government conference
Monday, 15 September 2014 16:16

nancyThe Louisiana Women and Government are holding another masterful annual event focusing upon Louisiana women’s role in government.  This year, two nationally-recognized personalities will be addressing the conference, Nancy Grace of CNN and Hoda Kotb.