Although elections are supposed to be about individual candidates, both the Louisiana Republican and the Louisiana Democratic parties are pursuing other strategies—tie local candidates to other local and national personalities and messages.
It was a night for incumbents and bi-partisanship.
Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu, Republican Congressman Steve Scalise, Democratic Congressman Cedric Richmond, and PSC chairman, Eric Skrmetta have won the highly-coveted Alliance for Good Government endorsements for their respective re-election bids.
Louisiana business shorts for today:
Water conference in New Orleans, kind-of-sad Louisiana (39th in happy state), West Jefferson Hospital has heart, Covalent Logic…here are the media releases
One day after the Jindal administration praised a report by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor regarding Common Core, the Jindal media office circulated an article published in Breitbart supporting the Governor's claim. On Monday, the governor, through one of his education advisors asserted that the legislative auditor agreed with Jindal's primary objection--that Common Core drives curriculum.
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.
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.
Louisiana Biz Shorts for today: LetterFab illuminated signage company now in Gretna; Jefferson chamber announces Fat City festival logo winner; Great Rafting in Shreveport, 3d Printing makes it to Baton Rouge and upcoming expo in New Orleans
Finding the right location to build or relocate a business or plant requires special knowledge of the region's economy, trends and resources. Likewise, preparing and marketing a facility to attract the best industry-opportunity, entails a strong strategy, competitive knowledge and abilities.
It will be a “family affair” for a show on the road, but, one that is making itself at home this weekend in New Orleans.
On Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7, PBS and WYES bring the series GENEALOGYROADSHOW to New Orleans.
The show features expert genealogists who do some deep digging into family histories, sometimes finding ghosts and often gobbling up real-life mysteries using history and science to connect the past with the select local participants sharing their own stories.
US Senate Mary Landrieu's Campaign took the opportunity to slam former Republican contender for US Senate, Congressman Bill Cassidy and their "allies" after the Louisiana District Court, threw out the controversial residency suit lodged against her.