Louisiana 6th Congr. race, Landrieu, Jindal and World Cup: Latest wrap

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:36 Written by

Louisiana capitolPaul Dietzel, Garret Graves and the 6th District

The results of a 6th Congressional District Poll, conducted by JMC Analytics and Polling, shows Edwin Edwards leading the race with 27% of the votes in a primary. Paul Dietzel follows with 12% and Dan Claitor with 7%. 43% was undecided.

Louisiana shorts: Disney-New Orleans, Delta Leadership, Justice for ALL, WWII Museum
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 10:24 Written by

new-orleans-tourismLouisiana business and organization shorts news today:

NOTMC Partners with Disney ABC, Delta Leadership Institute Accepts Applications, LABI Backs Export-Import Bank Reauthorization, National Pralines Day, Emerging Philanthropists Accepts Proposals, Entergy General Counsel Honorary Chair of Justice for All Ball and Explore WWII Museum's Digital Collections


Louisiana Taxpayer Money Pours out on Jindal's Duck Dynasty
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 08:57 Written by

robertson-philIf the New Orleans Times-Picayune can, so far, on 13 occasions in 15 months stump for expanding Medicaid that would cost taxpayers more money for worse outcomes for anybody put into that program, then this space can continue to point out the stupidity of corporate welfare for the film/television industry.

12 Parish Presidents host breakfast for Garret Graves Congress run
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 14:24

garret-gravesIf political endorsements mean anything in the upcoming 6th Congressional District race, Garret Graves has picked up a lot of "meanings.

Republican, Graves, former Jindal official, who has been doing quite well in the fundraising-arena, is looking forward to a major fundraising event, however, this one, with the help of some heavy campaign artillery.

Do a Palin, Governor Jindal, resign
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:32 Written by

palin-jindalIt is apparent that Bobby Jindal needs to focus more on his main job. Over the next few months, the demands will increase exponentially. Therefore it is necessary for Jindal to give up his sideline position as it may interfere with his goals and ambitions which are all connected to his high profile all encompassing obsession.

Jindal signs student privacies, smaller government, DOE and child support laws
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:16

capitol-newToday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law legislation dealing with the powers of the Department of Education, students’ privacies, government efficiencies and the extraction of gambling winnings to provide child support.
Here are the press statements from Jindal’s office relative to these new laws.

Politics webcast: Thad Cochran, Louisiana Senate Race, Tea Party, Scalise
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 12:53 Written by

crouere-wgso-webcast How important is seniority and clout in the U.S. Congress? 

That issue is being tested during this 2014 election season in various states and particularly within the Republican Party as the Tea Party candidates are taking on the mainstream incumbents. 

Sen. Landrieu: $318 Millions to Coast Guard Cutters at Bollinger Shipyards
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:37 Written by

boysie-commercialIn April, shipbuilder Boysie Bollinger announced in an advertisement that he supports Sen. Mary Landrieu. Today, Landrieu announced that $318 million for six Fast Response Cutters (FRC) has been included in a bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security for FY15. The six ships are to be built by Bollinger Shipyards. In a press release, Landrieu said: "We must replace the Coast Guard's aging fleet for it to keep carrying out its vital role in protecting our nation. Today's funding will provide the Coast Guard with these exceptional boats, allow the Coast Guard to carry out critical lifesaving, law enforcement, and homeland security missions and support 3,000 jobs in Southeast Louisiana."

Will and Kate Middleton spend $8M on digs, taxpayers get royal screw
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:14 Written by

kate-hospitalKate and Wills were no-shows at the royal Ascot races.
And again, and again, and again.
What gives?

Scalise as Majority Whip Marks Start of New Era for Louisiana
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:22 Written by

scaliseWritten by Stephen Waguespack, President of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

Do you remember where you were on the morning of Dec. 19, 1998?


GNO Inc's Michael Hecht stokes New Orleans region rapid acceleration

Read the interview

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