New Orleans--While many Americans undoubtedly agree with the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman to overturn the Obama administration’s moratorium on deep water drilling, not everyone is happy. In fact, the Judge is now receiving death threats in the aftermath of his bold ruling.
As the BP oil hits more of the Louisiana shore, state officials are becoming more frustrated by the day with the federal response. On Wednesday, Louisiana Plaquemines Parish President, Billy Nungesser, blasted the feds and a top Interior Department official in reaction to an email a top Interior official sent to Nungesser, state and other federal offficials.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said Wednesday afternoon at a press conference in New Orleans that BP, for the very first time, explicitly said it would not pay for any losses associated with the Gulf of Mexico oil drilling moratorium imposed by the federal government beyond the one-hundred-million-dollars that BP has already paid for claims.
The following is a statement from Hornets owner George Shinn regarding the speculation concerning Chris Paul.
President Obama remove General Stanley McChrystal's from his command in the Afghanistan war because of the general’s comments in the Rolling Stone magazine.
According to the AP, Interior Secretary Salazar will impose the drilling moratorium despite a court ruling today lifting the moratorium.Earlier today, a federal judge in New Orleans lifted the moratorium. Numerous Louisiana officials have urged President Obama to not appeal appeal the court ruling.
New Orleans federal judge Martin Feldman handed the Obama administration a major defeat in its efforts to prevent future oil spills from occurring and in its efforts to contain such future calamities.
Louisiana Politics and comedy at its best.
Yes, James Carville and Gennifer Flowers on stage, and at the same time, same place
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Jefferson Parish Assessor Lawrence Chehardy today announced his decision to bring his 35 years of championing the fight for taxpayers as assessor to an end effective January 1, 2011.