Louisiana business shorts news of the day: GNO NORLI leaders chosen, education level of US cities including New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and BGR's a biotech summary breakfast focused on the impact of the industry upon the New Orleans economy and breaking news from Prospect New Orleans.
We now discover just how deep was Sen. Mary Landrieu’s hand into the cookie jar by her self-revelation that over two-fifths of all her air charter travel since 2002 had some portion illegally charged to taxpayers. What’s not new is the inadequacies in her trying to explain it away.
Things are not going well for Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy these days in his race against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term.
The Louisiana Women and Government are holding another masterful annual event focusing upon Louisiana women’s role in government. This year, two nationally-recognized personalities will be addressing the conference, Nancy Grace of CNN and Hoda Kotb.
Tommy Boggs dies
Tommy Boggs, Washington lobbyist and son of the late Hale and Lindy Boggs and sister of Cokie Roberts is dead.
Here comes ‘da Judges.
In time for the upcoming New Orleans judicial elections and some political controversies, Politics with a Punch, will hold court Thursday September 18 at the Eiffel Society in New Orleans.
It’s interesting how six years and a comparatively inferior electoral position can change the tune of Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu as she finds out what life’s like being the underdog.
Women, travel and exports-imports are the themes of the day in the Louisiana US Senate race as the Landrieu campaign and the National Republican Senatorial committee have been active in their e-blasting.