SMOR Louisiana Poll: Disappointment With Jindal, Legislature

Monday, 02 May 2011 10:26 Written by

Louisiana voters are unhappy with the job state lawmakers are doing, according to the latest survey from Southern Media & Opinion Research Inc. funded by Baton Rouge businessman, Lane Grigsby.

Developed and conducted by Southern Opinion & Media Research, the survey shows more than half the respondents – nearly 52 percent – said state lawmakers have done a “poor” or “not so good” job in office. 

Death Of Bin Laden: Proud Day for America
Monday, 02 May 2011 02:00 Written by

After almost ten years of the most intense manhunt in history, Osama Bin Laden is dead. The leader and founder of the murderous terrorist network al Qaeda, and the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was killed by U.S. special forces in a wealthy suburb of Islamabad, Pakistan.  This death means that there is finally justice for many victims of Bin Laden’s terrorist network. His attacks targeted innocent civilians throughout the world. On 9/11, almost 3,000 people were killed in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. but Bin Laden also launched attacks in Europe, Africa, Australia and many other countries.  

New Orleans NAACP’s Prez King Gets Involved In NOPD Growing Scandal
Saturday, 30 April 2011 12:13 Written by

The NAACP, led by its president Danatus King, on Friday has requested that  federal, state and local officials look into what might be a growing scandal within the Mitch Landrieu administration and New Orleans police chief, Chief Serpas.

New Orleans Events: Jazz Fest, Zurich Classic, Audubon Kids Zoo To Do
Friday, 29 April 2011 16:42 Written by

 Major weekend in New Orleans...the beginning of Jazz Festival 2011 plus Zurich classic and you name it.

Here are a list of events by Fran Stansbury and LaFete News


With the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival set to open at the New Orleans Fairgrounds Friday, April 29, City officials issued a reminder today regarding the procedures and requirements for permitting for public parking in the festival's vicinity as well as businesses selling goods. This year's Festival dates are April 29 - May 1 and May 5 - 8.

Rainwater Writes Open Letter Supporting Louisiana OGB Privatization
Friday, 29 April 2011 15:29 Written by

 Louisiana’s Governor Bobby Jindal’s Commissioner of Administration, Paul Rainwater has written this open letter regarding the privatization of the Office of Group Benefits (OBG).  Rainwater cited rumors in opposition to the plan and said, “As Commissioner of Administration, with responsibility for overseeing OGB, I believe strongly in the need to provide you with the facts, to separate rumors from reality, and hopefully alleviate any concerns you may have.”

Southern University Baton Rouge Names Llorens Chancellor
Friday, 29 April 2011 15:06 Written by

Southern University ChancellorJames Llorens,  has been named as the new Southern University Chancellor.

Louisiana Black Caucus: Follow UNO-SUNO Merger, Privatization Next Week
Friday, 29 April 2011 14:37 Written by

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus is urging the community to follow certain legislative committee meetings next week.

Whitney, Hanckock Shareholders Approve Acquisition
Friday, 29 April 2011 14:23 Written by

The shareholders of Hancock Holding Co. and Whitney Holding Corp. have approved the acquisitionOf Whitney by Hancock.

Louisiana Politics: Tucker, Jindal, Tea Party, Villere and Landrieu
Friday, 29 April 2011 13:52

Stephen SabludowskyLouisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker is at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget proposal.

He does not like the idea to sell state prisons or the group benefit program.

Hey Legislature: The Louisiana Music Alarm Clock Is Ringing
Friday, 29 April 2011 11:23 Written by

Louisiana Music Hall Of FameThe legislature is now in session, again bringing an opportunity to find funding, leadership or just general aid and assistance for Louisiana's music. 

Will it happen? Who knows, but it certainly doesn't look good so far. 

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