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Will Baltimore Ravens Face A Ready New Orleans Saints, Brees And Bush Team?

Thursday, 16 December 2010 09:28 Written by

Summary: The New Orleans Saints match against the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday should feature Drew Brees, a healthier Reggie Bush and company.

Jindal, Louisiana Legislature And Congress Keep On Spending
Thursday, 16 December 2010 08:25 Written by

Jim BrownSummary: 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 President Young Warns Of Fake Water Department Employees
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 15:20 Written by

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.

Obama Admin. Justice Department Holder Announces BP Lawsuit
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 14:32 Written by

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.

Louisiana Landrieu: Senate Passes Tax Bill, Full GO Zone Next Year
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 14:13 Written by

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.

Jindal, Baton Rouge Officials Announce Lighthouse Facility
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 14:04 Written by

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.

Pelosi, Reid, Congress Ignoring US Voters In Lame Duck Session
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 11:47 Written by

Louisiana Politics Jeff Crouere

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.

Louisiana Legislators, Jindal Talk Cockamamie Budget Ideas
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 05:46

John Maginnis   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.

Landrieu Picks New Head Of Health For New Orleans
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 14:57 Written by

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.

Louisiana Campaign Documents Fuel Debate Over Democratic Party Funding Fayard
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 13:46 Written by

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.