New Orleans Area Events: Holy Thursday, Easter Weekend

Thursday, 21 April 2011 16:12 Written by

Easter is only days away and although today is Holy Thursday, here are a list of events for today and this weekend and beyond from Lafete News:

Tucker Announces Louisiana Redistricting Plan Sent To DOJ, Court
Thursday, 21 April 2011 16:04 Written by

House Speaker Jim Tucker today announced that the plan for redistricting the state House of Representatives is being submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice and a federal district court in Washington, DC for pre-clearance.  Under the Voting Rights Act, Louisiana's redistricting plan must be precleared by either the U.S. Attorney General or a federal court in Washington, DC before it can go into effect. 

Governor Bobby Jindal Makes Appointments to Louisiana Board of Ethics
Thursday, 21 April 2011 15:14 Written by

Baton Rouge--Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced, today, the following appointments to the Louisiana Board of Ethics:

Louisiana Speaker Tucker Talks Redistricting, Budget, SUNO-UNO Merger
Thursday, 21 April 2011 14:06

The spotlight is on soft-spoken and popular Louisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker to help the state get through what might be the most difficult legislative sessions in decades.  The session begins next week.  

America Have Thirst Over Obama Birther, Trump Presidential Issues
Thursday, 21 April 2011 12:41 Written by

Jeff CrouereDespite being given the negative term “birther” by the liberal news media, more Americans are accepting that title and asking whether the official story of President Obama’s birth in Hawaii is true. 

If anyone doubts the popularity of the “birther” movement, just look at the polls. While practically everyone in the mainstream news media denounced Donald Trump for asking questions about Obama’s birth certificate, millions of Americans responded positively. In fact, Trump has paid for his own private investigators to travel to Hawaii and investigate the issue. None of the other GOP presidential candidates will address this controversy. Most of them parrot the media line that Obama was born in Hawaii. 

PAR: Louisiana Redistricting Process Fixated on Incumbency, Party Protection
Thursday, 21 April 2011 11:23 Written by

The Louisiana Legislature adjourned last week from a special session that used new Census population numbers to redraw the district boundaries for Congress, the Public Service Commission and the state House and Senate.

BP Agrees To $1B Towards Gulf Coast Restoration
Thursday, 21 April 2011 10:59 Written by

A day after the one year anniversary of the BP oil spill occurrence, the Natural Resource Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (Trustees), BP has agreed to provide $1 billion toward early restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico to address injuries to natural resources caused by the spill..  The Trustees involved are: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, the Department of the Interior (DOI), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  The Department of Justice provided assistance in reaching the agreement.

New Orleans Saints Top Drafts, Green Bay Showdown
Thursday, 21 April 2011 09:55 Written by

With NFL draft day approaching, who will the New Orleans Saints pick as their number one?

Of course, that is the question, the local sports world has been asking ever since the Saints' quick exit from the playoffs.

Obama Faces Winning The Future At Facebook
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 21:14 Written by

President Barack Obama has made "winning the future" his new slogan and perhaps no place would be better to face the future than at social network giant, Facebook.  Here are comments he and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg made at a town meeting today at the Palo Alto campus in California. 

Louisiana Remembers BP Oil Spill: Scalise, Landrieu, Nungessser, Richmond
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 19:01 Written by

 Various Louisiana officials have released statements concerning the one year anniversary since the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill including those below from New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Plaquesmines Parish Billy Nungesser, Congressman Steve Scalise and Congressman Cedric Richmond: 


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