Politics, music and fun are in the air once again as Politics with a Punch hosts its November edition of its funnier-than-laughing-gas, but serious panel discussion about the hot issues of the moment.
Just a few weeks ago, the nation was shocked by the revelations at the athletic department at Grambling University. Football players actually boycotted a game to express their frustration with the horrific conditions. Players complained about filth, mold, and dirty uniforms.
Slightly over eight years since Hurricane Katrina, the City of New Orleans is going through a redevelopment and construction explosion of opportunities and a social renaissance. However this incredible growth is not without its share of conflicts.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Friday applied for $100 million in state funds for the redevelopment of the abandoned Charity Hospital building. Landrieu wants to move City Hall and Civil District Court into the refashioned building that would be called the Civic Center.
What's happening "Round Louisiana"today?
The World Trade Center and delegation of busines leaders are heading north to New York starting next week;
Today, a 13.6% cut in benefits will be enacted for the approximately 48 million recipients of food stamps. The program known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) has been growing with reckless abandon during the Obama administration.
A Political Trick or Treat for you:
While Tea Party favorite Rob Maness has little name-recognition and is far behind in the polls and in money raising, there is a legitimate question to ask—can and will he be a difference maker in the United States Senate race currently being led by democrat incumbent Mary Landrieu followed by Republican Bill Cassidy.