| Nov 3, 2010
Next week, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu will lead a third congressional delegation to the Netherlands to study coastal restoration and flood control efforts in that country.
State officials also will join her Nov. 9-12 as the group studies the Netherlands'...
| Nov 18, 2010
Good news for people who grow things like fish, alligators and even seaweed: They will be able to apply for disaster aid in the future.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says the Small Business Administration is now permitting aquaculture operations to apply for...
| Dec 14, 2010
This afternoon undocumented students brought an education appeal to City Hall in New Orleans. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has their story.
19-year-old Yadira remembers, "I was just 13 years old, I didn't make my own decisions, so I had to come."...
| Sep 13, 2010
United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced that Louisiana will receive more than $36 million in Department of Agriculture Recovery Act funding to expand broadband...
| Sep 13, 2010
A bright spot to BP's oil spill. The company may end up saving our dwindling wetlands. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano explains how.
"There's an opportunity now presenting itself in Washington to push our agenda further," Says Senator Mary Landrieu....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground. Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless.
"Using the resources of the...
| Sep 30, 2010
Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children.
Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to...
| Oct 7, 2010
A pair of Louisiana transit projects are getting more than $8 million in federal grant money.
An announcement Wednesday by Sen. Mary Landrieu says Jefferson Parish will receive more than $1.1 million for replacing transit vehicles.
Meanwhile, the New...
| Oct 7, 2010
United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu today announced more than $8.5 million for Louisiana transit providers from the United States Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as a part of its State of Good Repair discretionary...
| Jan 1, 2011
It's time for the freshman to get to work. The start to 2011 means New Orleans politician Cedric Richmond will be a congressman now.
Young Congressman-elect Cedric Richmond is getting ready to assume his new role in the House of Representatives, when the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:20 AM
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says FEMA needs to be
fair as it tries to recoup potentially hundreds of millions of
dollars in improper payments to thousands of victims of hurricanes
Katrina and Rita.
An audit by the Department of Homeland Security's...
| Jan 27, 2011
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu again is urging the Obama administration to issue deepwater drilling permits.
The Louisiana Democrat called on the administration to approve new permits at a Senate Energy Committee meeting Wednesday.
Landrieu says that deepwater...