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Video: Jindal’s Speech to Louisiana Legislature On Redistricting

Monday, 21 March 2011 12:47 Written by

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Sunday opened the special legislative session focusing upon redistricting and urged the legislature to put the Louisiana people before party.  He spoke briefly about bipartisanship and Louisiana and compared the state to the type of rancor existing in Washington which he said puts party first instead of “America first”.

Governor Jindal, the Louisiana Legislature, and our money
Monday, 21 March 2011 09:14 Written by

Lawrence ChehardyFamilies across Louisiana sit down regularly at the kitchen table to discuss their finances and to balance their checkbooks.  They know that if they spend more than they make they are headed for trouble.  Working hard and doing the right thing is responsible, and we expect it of ourselves and others.  So shouldn’t the state be just as responsible?

A recent statewide survey by the LSU Public Policy Research Lab reports that Louisiana residents believe the state is headed in the wrong direction.  The biggest problem cited was the economy (35.5%), and voters are almost evenly divided on whether they believe state government will adequately address its problems.

NFL Meets in New Orleans As Manning Loses And Peterson Is Slaved
Sunday, 20 March 2011 22:17 Written by

Ed Staton--Louisiana SportsSaints owner Tom Benson welcomed 31 other NFL owners to New Orleans as the NFL' owners began their annual meeting that will continue to Tuesday.

This meeting will focus on dealing with the first work stoppage since 1987 as the contract it held with the players union went kaput. The owners, seeking more money from a deal they believed short-changed them, opted to get out of it. The union dissolved, and now both sides are headed to court for what could be a protracted, acrimonious case.

Louisiana International Trade: Impact of Japan Earthquake
Sunday, 20 March 2011 14:45 Written by

How will the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear threat impact international trade in Louisiana and throughout the world?  Is there any advice for those involved in foreign trade with Japan, given the tragedy and uncertain markets?

Bayoubuzz asked these e-questions to Dominik Knoll, the CEO of the World Trade Center New Orleans.

NFL labor dispute: Jarvis Green says players, owners forgetting fans
Sunday, 20 March 2011 12:46 Written by

Ed Staton--Louisiana SportsFormer NFL defensive end Jarvis Green out of LSU has played in the NFL for nine seasons, blames both sides of the labor dispute and says we're forgetting about the fans.

Green didn't play a down with the Texans after playing with the Patriots for nine years. Green, 33, feels like whatever happens won't affect him in any way and that's why he's able to see things which so much sense in talking about the labor situation. Green is from Donaldsonville and played for the Tigers 1999-01.

Twitter: Louisiana’s Ex-Gov. Roemer who lost to David Duke To Be U.S. President?
Saturday, 19 March 2011 22:31 Written by

For now, Buddy Roemer is not a house-hold name in American politics. 

Some say he is not a known commodity in Louisiana as he lost his last two elections after a very challenging first try as Louisiana Governor. 

Louisiana Legislators Start Redistricting Special Session Sunday
Saturday, 19 March 2011 13:23 Written by

The Louisiana Legislature is in full action as the Louisiana House and Senate restructure seats for the Louisiana House and Senate, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education,  the U.S. House and the Public Service Commission. 

Governor Bobby Jindal Appoints Two Louisiana Lottery Co. Directors
Saturday, 19 March 2011 11:14 Written by

BATON ROUGE–Governor Bobby Jindal, on Friday, announced appointments to the Board of Directors of the Louisiana State Lottery Corporation.

New Orleans Events: St. Joseph's Day Parades, Home And Garden Show, More
Saturday, 19 March 2011 10:38 Written by

 Plenty to do in New Orleans as Spring is ready to "sprung" and Mardi-Gras-like parades are still in motion with the Italian-American St. Joseph's Day event floating in a day of fun

Louisiana On A State Of Decline With Jindal's Proposal
Friday, 18 March 2011 15:32 Written by

Governor Jindal released his budget plan last week, and it does not bode well for Louisiana. The $24.9 billion proposal sacrifices education, health care, and the quality of life that could provide a bright future for the families of our state. While promising to “do more with less,” the plan guarantees that there will simply be less of everything that makes a state attractive.

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