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Cartoon: Offshore Group criticizes Obama on energy policy, drilling moratorium

Monday, 14 March 2011 11:53 Written by

The Offshore Marine Service Association has taken a direct shot in a cartoon video on Youtube.

The video questions his energy policy, his commitment to energy independence—particularly in light of the deepwater oil drilling moratorium imposed since the BP oil spill and the defacto moratorium that has resulted.

Louisiana Black Caucus blasts Jindal on Regents, diversity matters
Monday, 14 March 2011 11:13 Written by

The Louisiana Board of Regents will be hearing, on Monday,  a report concerning the possible merger of UNO and Southern University of New Orleans at a time that the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus has criticized the Governor in association with his appointment process to Regents and other agencies.

Last week, the Caucus issued this press release after Jindal appointed an African American, Dr. Albert D. Sam, to the Board of Regents.

Louisiana International Trade Briefs: Cuba, Mississippi Dredging, Trade Agreements
Monday, 14 March 2011 10:00 Written by

How is Louisiana doing in business investment, in exports-imports and in its port system?

Below is the first in a continuing series focusing upon International Trade and more particularly, Louisiana International trade, written and compiled by Eugene Schreiber, the retired Managing Director of the World Trade Center of New Orleans and the principal of Schreiber International Trade, featuring the follow:

Louisiana Rep. Patricia Smith of Baton Rouge concerned over Jindal’s budget
Monday, 14 March 2011 08:14 Written by

Rep. Patricia SmithAlthough Governor Bobby Jindal’s budget is only a few days old, it will likely face serious analysis as the state prepares to deal with a whopping $1.6 billion gap.

One of those voices who has appears concerned over the governor’s priorities and solutions is Democrat State Patricia Smith of Baton Rouge who represents District 67.   While Smith is Chairman of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, Smith responded to Bayoubuzz’s e-questions—speaking for on her own behalf and not for the Caucus.

New Orleans Saints, NFL Takes Lockout Seriously
Sunday, 13 March 2011 16:40 Written by

NFL teams are taking this "no contact with players" thing seriously. A coach's contact with a player would be reason for firing with cause.

Ed Staton--Louisiana sportsTwitter offers an unprecedented level of player-fan reaction, and players responded to online questions found themselves in in spirited and mostly good-natured debates.

Saints fullback Heath Evans posted links to union-friendly articles on the labor dispute, then spent Friday night and Saturday explaining his position to fans.

Is Ex-Louisiana Gov. Roemer Ready For Presidential Campaign Prime-Time?
Saturday, 12 March 2011 19:13 Written by

Christopher Tidmore--Louisiana PoliticsThe only foreign policy event that most remember of Buddy Roemer’s tenure in the Governor’s Mansion centered around a visit from the Japanese Ambassador.  

       Observers recounted that the Ambassador was shown into the Governor’s private office, where Roemer reclined in jeans and cowboy boots, legs perched up on the top of his desk.   It was from this somewhat relaxed position that the interview proceeded.

New Orleans Saints Bensel Addresses Fans After NFL Lockout
Saturday, 12 March 2011 18:39 Written by

The New Orleans Saints are another NFL team that has moved to control the damage as well as lead the discussion despite the fact that the face of the team is a lead on the anti-trust lawsuit against the NFL.

Greg Bensel, the Saints Vice-President of Communications issued this statement after the New Orleans Saints and other NFL teams locked out the players after the collective bargaining agreement expired on Friday. 

New Orleans Saints Brees, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning Sue NFL For Anti-Trust After Lockout
Saturday, 12 March 2011 17:44 Written by

Ten players, including Saints quarterback Drew Brees, have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, seeking to prevent the owners from locking the players out.

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court immediately after the players union desertification on Friday.

Obama Rail Won't Fly In Florida As High-Speed Refusal Continues
Friday, 11 March 2011 17:52 Written by

Florida is the next state which will not receive federal money for high-speed rail.  The question is, who will?

One of President Obama's infrastructure programs is to deploy high-speed rail in various spots throughout the country, however, certain governors are rejected the opportunity because of what they say is the cost involved.

Rep. Chandler Is Last To Jump To Louisiana GOP
Friday, 11 March 2011 16:36 Written by

Louisiana Republican Party has just added another name to their already existing majority in the House of Representatives.

State Rep. Billy Chandler today issued the following statement concerning his decision to  join the Republican Party.

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