Summary: Who Dat hysteria hysteria reaches fever pitch before Super Bowl.
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In an effort to defend his deal with the Republicans and perhaps to counter the opposition from his own Democratic Party,on Friday President Barack Obama displayed President Bill Clinton's support of the compromise he struck with the GOP by enabling the former President to address the media.
Summary: New Orleans Saints play the St. Louis Rams this Sunday in a touch game and their real hope is to catch up with the streaking Atlanta Falcons.
As soon as the outlines of a deal between President Obama and Republicans to extend tax rates were announced, jihad was declared by liberal members of Congress and the left-leaning blogs. When the president held a quickly called White House press conference to attempt to counter the furor on the left, the liberal members of the press corps all but called him a “punk” for “caving in” to the Republicans. The liberal fury not withstanding, there may be method in the president’s perceived madness.
Despite opposition from Citizens for Good Government, the Jefferson Parish Council unanimously approved two change orders for the engineering firm Perrin & Carter adding another $567,960 to the already over budget construction cost of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. The Council also extended the project's completion date to 12/31/11.
What to do in New Orleans, what to do? Plenty. It is Christmas season and a wonderful time to be with family and friends and to experience the city's events, food, attractions and activities. Here's the latest from LaFete News for the Weekend of December 10, 2010.
According to two New Orleans business organizations, the defacto Gulf of Mexico oil drilling moratorium continues despite the lifting of the moratorium imposed by the Obama Administration earlier this year.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a statement after the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted today on a plan for New Orleans schools approving Superintendent Paul Pastorek's plan for returning schools in the Recovery School District to local control.
December 12, 2010 @ 2:05 P.M.
Summary: Louisiana Politics: New Olreans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is signing an executive order today creating a Tax Fairness Commision; Penny Dastugue of Mandeville was sworn in as BESE President; Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined DG Foods and others, to announce that DG Foods will establish a new poultry and meat processing facility in Bastrop, La.; The Democrats in the US House have rebuked President Obama's tax deal with the Republicans; US Senator David Vitter responds to the Senate Dream Act vote.