john bel edwards loresHow do you fill a budget gap of more than #1 billion dollars after consecutive years of combination of tax increases and budget cuts amounting to roughly $3 billion?

This is the issue plaguing Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, his staff, the Louisiana legislature and of course, the business and the citizens of the state.

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unoAccording to the just-released annual report from the University of New Orleans, the job situation in New Orleans is better, the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans area tourism is strong, deplanement is increasing yet the population growth continues to only slightly tick up.

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landrieu politicoLet it be said: New Orleans Mitch Landrieu has angered many in New Orleans and Louisiana with his recent controversy over taking down the confederate monuments.

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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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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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BagnerisCampaignThe Alliance for Good Government announced its endorsement Thursday night.

According to a twitter post, the Alliance backed Michael Bagneris for Mayor of New Orleans, Helena Moreno and current City Councilman Jason Williams for the Council at Large position.

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cooper landrieuAs Tropical Storm Harvey made its devastation throughtout Eastern Texas, Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur and Lake Charles Louisiana, the memories of Hurricane Katrina became that much more vivid to many.

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cajun busThe Cajun Navy wasted no time.  Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Coast on a Friday.  By Sunday, hundreds of boats were on their way to Texas.  I passed a supermarket parking lot two days after the storm hit, and a large contingent of boats and trailers were lined up to head for the Lone Star State.  As this column is being written, thousands of Louisianans are offering help.  That’s what many Texans did for us here in the Bayou State exactly twelve years ago. 

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nola payFew people in America know how devastating a natural disaster might be more than those who lived through Hurricane Katrina.  New Orleans, never could have come back as quickly as it has without the love and support from individuals from around the world, non-for-profit organizations and communities.

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The last thing New Orleans needs with inadequate pumping and a horrific flooding event only weeks ago, is another potential flooding event.  According to the City of New Orleans and Mayor Mitch Landrieu, much depends upon whether the rain band stalls.

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