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History: Louisiana Legislators Call Special Session For Reapportionment

Thursday, 23 December 2010 11:13 Written by

It’s history.  For the first time since receiving constitutional authority, the Louisiana Legislature has agreed to call itself into special session.  The session, while special, could be quite contentious given the nature of subject—reapportionment.

New Orleans Saints: All Pro, Heath Evans, Atlanta Falcons, Roddy White
Thursday, 23 December 2010 10:36 Written by

New Orleans Saints Fullback Heath Evans, Drew Brees, Jeremy Shockey, Jahri Evans, Jonathan Goodwin, Jonathan Vilma, Malcolm Jenkins and Roman Harper all finished in the top five of their respective positions for All Pro votes.  Atlanta Falcons’ Roddy White’s tweets are drawing attention.

Louisiana Legis. Black Caucus Blasts Jindal Over Appointments, Contributions
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 21:22 Written by

December 22, 2010-In a press release issued Wednesday called "Jindals Lack of Diversity and Pay To Play Practices", The Louisiana Black caucus has criticized Governor Bobby Jindal for what it calls “unethical” practice for appointing campaign contributors for high political boards and commissions despite the governor’s election campaign and inaugural statements.

Louisiana, States: Get Redistricting Out of Legislator's Jar
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 20:33 Written by

Jim Brown, Bayoubuzz PoliticsSummary: Louisiana legislators and other state's lawmakers should not be involved in the reapportioning process.  There is a conflict of interest  as legislature wants to protect incumbents.

Louisiana, Jindal Admin Gets Economic Development Award
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:56 Written by

Louisiana and the Bobby Jindal administration made a “good list” today as Business Facilities named it winner of the 2010 "State of the Year." award.

TheBusiness Facilities "State of the Year" Award evaluates each state's top five projects in terms of overall investment and job creation, and factors in the state's execution of its economic development strategy and the diversity and growth potential of its target industries.

Obama Holds Press Conference About START, US Congress, Lame Duck Session
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 18:35

President Barack Obama held a press conference on Wednesday to talk about the Congressional session, the passing of the START Treaty, bipartisanship, the budget, the national debt, the "Lame Duck" session, gays in the military (Don't Ask, Don't Tell) and other issues. 

Louisiana Black Caucus Questions Jindal Adm. Re: Appointments, Contributions--Video by Bayoubuzz.com
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 00:00 Written by

December 22, 2010-In a press release issued Wednesday called "Jindals Lack of Diversity and Pay To Play Practices", The Louisiana Black caucus has criticized Governor Bobby Jindal for what it calls “unethical” practice for appointing campaign contributors for high political boards and commissions despite the governor’s election campaign and inaugural statements.

New Orleans Clerk Atkins Needs More Verifiers For Data Loss
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:03 Written by

New Orleans Civil District Court clerk of court, Dale Atkins has issued another statement concerning the loss of data in her office which has disabled much of her office.

LSU Star Ridley Ineligible For Cotton Bowl, Will Appeal
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 13:58

LSU star running back Stevan Ridley has been ruled ineligible for the Tigers’ Cotton Bowl appearance on January 7 as a result of an academic issue interpreted by the NCAA as a violation of its bylaws.

Louisiana Projects, Federal City To Be Funded With Defense Authorization Bill
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 13:07 Written by

           More than $147 million in Louisiana projects will likely be funded due to  the US Senate's passage of the Defense Authorization Bill, which authorizes more than $147 million to Louisiana projects. The bill passed today by unanimous consent and now heads to the President to be signed into law.