Summary: The New Orleans Saints match against the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday should feature Drew Brees, a healthier Reggie Bush and company.
Summary: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and both parties in Congress claim they are concerned about budget deficits and the national debt but they continue to spend thus showing little leadership.
Jefferson Parish water department imposters?
So it seems,
Parish President John F. Young, Jr. is warning Jefferson Parish citizens to be cautious of people posing as Jefferson Parish Water Department employees.
The administration received information this week of men posing as Jefferson Parish Water Department employees in the 600 block of Labarre Drive in Metairie. In this case, these men were not wearing a uniform and had no identification.
Today the Obama administration, Justice Department sued BP and eight other companies over the Gulf oil disaster.
Attorney General Eric Holder Announced the civil lawsuit regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill today and describes the failures that caused the worse oil spill in history.
The United States Senate passed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Authorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 but for now, it fails to include the needed extension for GO Zone Low-Income Housing Tax credit that Louisiana U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu had requested.
Instead, the legislation passed the Senate with a one year extension and not a two year extension. However, Landrieu released a press release statement that outlines that she secured a bipartisan commitment for the additional year to extend the extension at the first available time. Louisiana Senator David Vitter also spoke in favor of the extension.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined The Lighthouse for the Blind President Bill Price, East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden and Baton Rouge Area Chamber President Adam Knapp to announce that The Lighthouse for the Blind, a nonprofit organization that serves people who are blind or visually impaired, will locate a new paper cup manufacturing facility in Baton Rouge. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, the company had a cup manufacturing facility in New Orleans, but it was forced to move to Crystal Springs, Miss., after the storm.
Summary: Pelosi, Reid, and Congress are ignoring the U.S. Voters demands during the November elections, once again with Omnibus Bill, Dream Act and other legislation.
Feeling some public pressure to show he's doing something about the state's looming budget crisis, Gov. Bobby Jindal held a series of well-photographed Mansion meetings with higher education leaders, healthcare providers and K-12 officials. Attendees later said the talks wandered somewhat and resolved nothing, but, for the governor, the words mattered less than the pictures, of reasonable leaders cordially discussing solutions.
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu introduced new Health leadership for the City of New Orleans. Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo will serve as Health Commissioner and Senior Advisor to the Mayor for Health Policy, a position in which she will oversee health policy, public health initiatives and coordination of a citywide health and health care master plan. Charlotte Parent, currently Acting Deputy Director, will serve as Deputy Director of the City’s Health Department in charge of day-to-day operations.
According to the AP, “The state Democratic Party's political action committee filed its most recent campaign fundraising report Monday with the state ethics administration office.