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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Louisiana 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.
The 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.