It's time for you! That's the message of the Festigals festival that takes place June 19-22 in New Orleans. Women from all over the country will hit the Big Easy for a weekend of networking, delicious food, and of course, pink cocktails. Diane Lyons, the woman behind this event, took a break from the planning to talk to Stephen Sabludowsky.
Written by Tom Aswell, publisher of Louisiana Voice.
Another survey is out that ranks Louisiana as number one in the nation, but it’s not very likely that the results will appear on Gov. Bobby Jindal’s feel-good blog and perhaps not on the web page of his biggest cheerleader, the Baton Rouge Business Report.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now making the media rounds promoting her new book, Hard Choices. Initial reports on book sales are not very favorable as the price has already been slashed at outlets such as Books a Million.
How important was Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's levee district legislation bill which he signed on Friday? With the GOP supporting Bill Cassidy against Mary Landrieu, is there any push-back against the Louisiana GOP for that action despite two other Republican candidates also running in the upcoming US Senate race? WGSO's Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz's Stephen Sabludowsky discuss these issues in today's WGSO-Bayoubuzz webcast.
On June 6, Governor Bobby Jindal signed SB 469, a bill that stops the lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East (SLFPA-E) against oil and gas companies for the coastline damage they have caused. Jindal was supposed to sign the bill on Monday, June 2, but decided to wait until State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell reviewed it. In spite of Caldwell's advice to veto the bill, Jindal went ahead and signed it Friday morning.
In the decade this space has served mankind (or at least that portion attentive to Louisiana politics), the 2014 budgeting process, described as quiescent elsewhere, provoked the least commentary. Due to the same dynamics involved this, don’t expect it again next year.
Today is Erin Brady's last day as Miss USA.
Fifty-one beautiful women are competing tonight in the Miss USA pageant being held tonight in Baton Rouge Louisiana.