Today, Governor Bobby Jindal submitted a balanced budget to the Legislature for the upcoming fiscal year that protects higher education funding, fundamentally transforms Louisiana’s K-12 education system, reforms the state’s pension system, expands health care services, and does not raise taxes.
PEYTON NOT THROWING LIKE 'NFL QB' -- Bob Kravitz of Indy star.com said Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is not throwing like an NFL quarterback yet. That doesn't mean he never will. Structurally, he's sound and can take a hit.
When referring to how Peyton's been throwing the ball, Kravkirtz used the phrase "noodle arm."
Peyton said he's not jealolus of his younger brother, Eli, who has two Super Bowls compared to his one.
hidden in the din of tea-party-flavor-of-the-week rick santorum’s meaningless so-called victories in this week’s gop political caucuses was the real winner: the voters who stayed away in record numbers and refused to vote for any of these clowns.
voters are staying home in droves and rejecting gop candidates in stunning numbers.
How long will it take?
John Clayton of ESPN said on SportsCenter that Drew Brees' contract talks with the Saints are going at a slow pace.
"I ran into his agent, Tom Condon of CAA last week, and he's kind of baffled at this time as far this is going because it's going so slow," said Clayton. "Everybody knows the Saints aren't going to lose Brees. They can franchise him, they can sign him to a long-term deal. But they're really somewhat nowhere right now as far as getting a contract."
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and NuStar Energy CEO Curt Anastasio announced a $365 million capital investment by NuStar that will expand the company’s St. James Terminal, creating 32 new direct jobs at the facility and an estimated 269 new indirect jobs in Southeast Louisiana.
Fortunately, the Super Bowl lived up to its billing as a close, hard fought game between two great teams. Fans certainly enjoyed the action on the field and Indianapolis did a fine job of hosting the game.
In 2013, the sporting world will descend on New Orleans for the Super Bowl. It will be the city’s record tenth time as host of the biggest sporting event in the country.
What a week! I need to congratulate our local football quarterback Eli Manning of the New York Giants for his second NFL Super Bowl win against the New England Patriots. The whole city is proud of you, especially Mom and Dad Archie and Olivia Manning who were seen several times looking on proudly during the telecast in their stadium skybox.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure vice-president Karen Handel resigned Tuesday after being blamed for the maneuver to oust Planned Parenthood.
Handel was a 2010 Republican candidate for governor in Georgia argued against funding for Planned Parenthood, said politics had nothing to do with the decision to terminate Komen’s funding of Planned Parenthood.