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  • Mayor Delivers Address To National Press Club

    Mayor Delivers Address To National Press Club
    Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu traveled to Washington, DC, to address the National Press Club on the state of New Orleans five years after Hurricane Katrina and just months following the BP oil disaster. Mayor Landrieu outlined how Hurricane Katrina and the...
  • Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff Marlin Gusman Endorses Cedric Richmond For Congress

    Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff Marlin Gusman Endorses Cedric Richmond For Congress
    Today, Sheriff Marlin Gusman stands alongside many civic and community leaders in endorsing Cedric Richmond to represent Louisiana's Second Congressional District. "Cedric has the experience and proven track record. I know he will make a great...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    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...
  • Remembrances Pour In Of Archbishop Hannan

    Remembrances Pour In Of Archbishop Hannan
    Remembrances of Archbishop Phillip Hannan flowed on Thursday morning as news of his death at the age of 98 spread through New Orleans. WGNO Facebook friends recalled memories of Hannan celebrating their confirmations and officiating at graduations....
  • Hannan will be remembered as the Archbishop with a political voice

    Hannan will be remembered as the Archbishop with a political voice
    Archbishop Philip Hannan's work in New Orleans sometimes moved outside the church and into the political world. "I don't think we've had an archbishop since Archbishop Hannan who's been as vocal politically," says WGNO political analyst Jeff Crouere....
  • Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week

    Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week
    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...
  • Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments

    Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments
    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...
  • Senator Landrieu Urges Drilling Permits Be Issued

    Senator Landrieu Urges Drilling Permits Be Issued
    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...
  • Gulf Residents Miffed By BP Resuming Dividends

    Gulf Residents Miffed By BP Resuming Dividends
    BP's decision to resume paying dividends rankled Gulf Coast residents Tuesday who saw it as another sign the company wants to move on even though many are still suffering from last year's massive oil spill. Oil stains linger in marshes along Louisiana'...
  • Group Takes Bipartisan Slap At La. Senators

    Group Takes Bipartisan Slap At La. Senators
    A watchdog group - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington - has released it's annual list dubbed the "Most Corrupt Members of Congress." Both Louisiana senators are on it. Democrat Mary Landrieu made the list for accepting $30,000 in...
  • La. Senators Applaud Chinese Drywall Settlement

    Louisiana's U.S. senators are applauding a deal to fix 300 homes in the ongoing legal wrangling over defective Chinese drywall. On Thursday, Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co., along with suppliers, builders and insurers,...
  • Sen. Landrieu Plans Trip To Study Dutch Flood Control

    Sen. Landrieu Plans Trip To Study Dutch Flood Control
    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'...