Hurricane Ida has hit and is now gone, thank you. Despite its rude visit and departure, Louisiana residents are restless. Some have evacuated to points everywhere. Others remain back home. All of them long for they way things were before the storm.
Those who have remained are surviving the smothering heat. If they are very lucky, they have some gas in their tanks. Gas for cars and trucks is woefully lacking. Drivers face very long lines taking hours to get to the pump. Some gas stations have become danger zones. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto has coined pump misbehaving, as "gas holes". So, why would a state, almost literally drowning in oil, gas and refineries be so lacking at the gas pump?
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Just what is a media consultant? What role does he or she play in a campaign? What type of media is used now during a political campaign, small and large? What is the role of digital media in winning or at least competing in an election?
Without doubt, one of the most highly-recognized and demanded media strategists in Louisiana and particularly, surrounding the Jefferson Parish and New Orleans region is Greg Buisson of Buisson Creatives.
In a just-released University Survey Research Center poll, that also surveyed the race for Jefferson Parish Sheriff, it appears that the political troubles that have followed Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni have not abated, thus, almost certaintly creating a climate of serious competition, should Yenni run for re-election.
The University of New Orleans Survey Research Center has just released a new poll regarding the upcoming Jefferson Parish Sheriff's race. The survey was commissioned by WDSU TV.
Overall, John Fortunato has a sixteen point lead over the current acting Sheriff Joe Lopinto, 48-32 with 20 percent undecided. The prior UNO poll revealed Fortunato leading 44 to Lopinto's 37 percent with a 19 point undecided. Thus, the margin has increased in Fortunato's favor from seven to sixteen percentage points over the five month duration.
If you live in Jefferson Parish, do you have the heart to learn how to be a Medical Assitant (MA) in the area of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Phlebotomy and EKG?
If so, Ochsner Health System, Jefferson Parish and Louisiana Workforce Commission might have the opportunity for you:
What's happening in Jefferson Parish? Who's going to win the New Orleans Mayor's race? Ae the New Orleans Saints for real? These are just some of the issues that will be discussed Thursday November 16 at the year's final Politics with a Punch.
For decades, when you mentioned the words Jefferson Parish, there was at least one name that probably crossed the mind, none other than “Chehardy”.
Lawrence A. Chehardy (for eleven years) and then his son Lawrence E. Chehardy dominated the Parish as its’ assessors. During this forty-five year period, while other prominent political names came and went, the Chehardy’ brand remained as a powerful Jefferson Parish institution.
When late spring comes around in these parts of Southeast Louisiana, one topic comes to mind: hurricanes and floods.
This weekend, in New Orleans, citizens of that fair city got a serious reminder how tenuous life "as is" might be. Here dry today, wet tomorrow.
Right in time for the moment, Jefferson Parish has announced the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now final and will be effective for Flood Insurance rates on February 18, 2018.