by Pat Bergeron
In just a few short weeks, Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. His historic victory in November shocked the world.
Think about it.
A recently announced $8.5 billion (with a B, a very BIG B) Venture Global liquid natural gas project in Plaquemines Parish and there is not much media coverage.
Today as part of their weekly political discussions on Jeff Crouere's radio talk show, WGSO 990 AM, Stephen Sabludowsky and the host discussed a variety of issues including Donald Trump's transition achievements and of course, the controversies.
Parts of the Tower Tower was evacuated today.
The culprit has been reported as a suspicious package. Further reports claim there was a toy in the package
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Venture Global LNG executives Bob Pender and Mike Sabel today announced the company will invest $8.5 billion to develop a natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal in Plaquemines Parish. Plaquemines LNG will be Venture Global’s second major natural gas liquefaction and export project in Louisiana, joining the $4.5 billion Calcasieu Pass project that was announced in Cameron Parish in December 2014 and is under development.
by Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of LABI
A successful Louisiana era ended this week when Stephen Moret packed up his beautiful family and moved to Virginia. He is soon to become the CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, which is the state’s key economic developmental agency. If history is any indicator, he will do great things in that role.
Last weekend’s elections produced a big and unexpected surprise in north Louisiana in a cycle that should not have produced anything unusual, perhaps foretelling the future.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
It’s Kennedy vs. Campbell
As most polls predicted, it’s Republican John Kennedy against Democrat Foster Campbell in the runoff for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat.
Campbell edged out Republican Charles Boustany by two percentage points, 17-15%, to make it into the runoff. Kennedy came in first with 25%.
Jim Brown, former Louisiana’s Secretary of State knows something elections. He was a state official for 28 years. He has seen a few presidential elections over his political years spanning roughly 50 years.
On Monday, during a on online video discussion, Brown explained the latest edition of politics USA by calling the upcoming election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the “craziest presidential election anybody's memory”.