Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Scott Angelle to the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors.
Angelle, one of his cabinet secretaries and currently ahead of the state's Natural Resources department has been appointed by Jindal to be his legislative lobbyist and the administration's liaison for federal oil and gas permitting issues.
Only moments ago, Trina Scott Edwards the wife of Edwin Edwards, former Governor of Louisiana, posted the following on her Facebook page to explain what is in her heart now that she and her husband have disclosed they want to have a baby and plan to make the effort in October.
No, this is not a reality show which is actually what the Edwards are currently shooting.
But, it's real.
A powerful Louisiana Baptist minister from Monroe Louisiana has lashed out at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s education program due to the law’s voucher program which provides public money to help fund religious private schools, even schools that are not equipped for the students allocated.
The GOP is slowly releasing the names of speakers for the upcoming convention in Tampa. Today it was announced that former presidential candidate Rick Santorum would address the delegates. Among the other confirmed speakers is former Republican Party presidential candidate U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ).
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is a hot item locally and nationally. As he was with Rick Perry, he has become one of Mitt Romney's favorite political surrogates on the campaign road which has further fanned the flames over whether the second-term governor will be Mitt's pick for Vice President.
Yet, honestly, not all of the media about Jindal has been "hot" such as favorable. Some of it has been, quite frankly, very ugly, in fact, much so.
Drew Brees vs. Tom Brady, two of the best quarterbacks in history, absolutely top candidates for Hall of Fame are not just playing against one another but are practicing against the other today in training camp.
Which raises the question, who would you chose as your quarterback to lead your team this year, Brady or Brees? Tell us below:
Yet another reason has emerged to reevaluate again the size of the new Medical Center of Louisiana – New Orleans, or “Big Charity.” Scheduled for completion in 2015 but with no building of it having begun, just site preparation, there’s still time to take into account the changing policy landscape that reinforces the need to scale back on the facility.
A recent tour group happened by the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge recently. Wide-eyed and cameras at the ready, they made their way up the 50 steps, each given the name of one of the states. They entered the stately rotunda adorned with brass and a large round state seal embedded in the middle of the floor, complete with each of the state’s 64 parishes.
Most of us have gone through enough diets over the years to know what it means to finally earn that first trip to DQ after meeting the goal. Weeks or months of abstinence, temptation and torment are the torture you endure so that you finally can order that Reese's Cup Blizzard in celebration. And that is exactly what Saints fans were able to do Sunday night.
After months of pain and suffering as their beloved team was being roasted over a self-induced bonfire, fans finally were able to enjoy some football. The results did not matter as much as the fact that once the players took the field at the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame game all thoughts of NFL fines, suspensions and ongoing litigation finally could be tossed into the rumble seat. Oh, the bad things are not totally over. Jonathan Vilma's law suit is still out there amid reports today that the NFL has offered to cut his suspension to eight games if he drops the suit.
The game of games; The NFL quarterback showdown. Coming Thursday, the mighty Tom Brady and his New England Patriots versus the undefeated Drew Brees and his bounty-exhausted New Orleans Saints after their 17-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
By the way, did I tell you that it’s only an exhibition game?