• Governor Edwards releases Hurricane Irma tabletop preparation information
  • New Orleans: Beauregard Monument, UNO growth, Jim Croce, Francophonie
  • Louisiana city seeks New Orleans Pelicans, sports ops, for economic development
  • DACA: Trump, Sessions statements, Obama replies, America's Voice speaks

irma bermudaWith Hurricane Irma is bearing down upon the Carribean as a potential Tropical Storm 5 and will most likely hit the mainland United States with devastating results, the Louisiana Governor's office is working to be prepared.  

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beauregardAs one knows, there's plenty of news, features, events in New Orleans as the city moves into September. Today, here are news releases involving Beauregard Monument, Jim Croce, Tour du Monde de la Francophonie and good news from UNO.

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Who’s doing the research?

    Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler says she is counting on sports to revitalize the downtown area – more specifically, Cross Bayou..

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sessions hearingToday, President Donald Trump through his Attorney General issued a statement calling for the termination of DACA but with a six month opportunity for Congress to pass legislation that could save the deportation of roughly 800,000 people.

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Thursday, 21 September 2017 14:06

tidmore pt 1If you’re looking for a good summary of the candidates, the background players, the organizations, the New Orleans election history, just contact political reporter, Christopher Tidmore.

On Wednesday, via Facebook Live, I discussed the New Orleans Mayor’s race and New Orleans elections with Tidmore, who writes for The Louisiana Weekly and who hosts a radio show locally.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 09:43

katrina FLOOD 4With major hurricanes recently hitting Florida and Texas, and since some parts of Louisiana are still cleaning up after last year’s torrential rains, many property owners in the Bayou State are asking if insurance rates will go up.  Will rates go up?  Is the Pope Catholic?  Does Grizzly Adams have a beard?  Of course we all will be paying more.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 18:30

mayorsWhich Mayor might win the New Orleans election if the candidates were between two former Mayors and the current one, Mitch Landrieu? This is an extrapolation of an issue that a local PAC surveyed when it asked the following question: 

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 13:10

cassidy huntThe die is cast. There’s appears to be a political showdown set for next week. Call it the medical high-noon.

And, Louisiana’s US Congressman William Bill Cassidy, Republican from Baton Rouge, is in the cross-fire.

It is his legislation with Lindsey Graham’s co-authorship that will determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act, aka, Obamacare.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 10:30

elections tidmoreWhich is the candidate to beat in the New Orleans Mayor’s race—Michael Bagneris, Desiree Charbonnet, LaToya Cantrell, Troy Henry, Frank Spurlock?  Will campaign money make the key difference? What are the major issues that appear to resonate with the voters? What might be the impact of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu?  Will the Sewage and Water Board scandal seriously pour into the New Orleans Mayor’s election?  The City Council elections? Who are the leading candidates in the competitive New Orleans City Council contests?

 

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