| 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...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 9:39 PM
A report released by Attorney General Jerry Brown Thursday stated that the members of ACORN involved in the "highly inappropriate behavior" did not break any criminal laws.
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| Apr 5, 2010
A court date has been set for four young conservative activists who are facing reduced charges after federal authorities initially accused them of trying to tamper with the phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Orleans office.
James O'Keefe, Stan Dai,...
| Apr 6, 2010
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is speaking out about the plight of orphans in Haiti.
On Monday, the Louisiana Democrat visited the hurricane-stricken nation and went to the Rose-Mina de Diegue Orphanage in Port-au-Prince, the capital. The orphanage was...
| Apr 11, 2010
Logistical challenges and potentially bitter disputes lie ahead as passionate advocates of adoption press for changes that might enable thousands of Haitian children affected by the earthquake to be placed in U.S. homes.
A prominent leader of the...
| Apr 15, 2010
| 5:04 AM
Six Democratic senators want to hit U.S. airlines with a tax if they charge passengers for their carryon bags.
The senators said Wednesday that this would keep more airlines from following Spirit Airlines' lead. The small Florida airline said last week...
| Apr 16, 2010
An arraignment has been postponed for four conservative activists who were accused of trying to tamper with the phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Orleans office but now face reduced charges.
James O'Keefe, Stan Dai, Joseph Basel and Robert Flanagan were...
| May 10, 2010
With millions of dollars invested in campaign donations and an all-star lobbying team, BP executives could give an advanced class in how to build influence in Washington. But with millions of gallons of leaking oil bearing down Gulf Coast beaches and...
| May 20, 2010
A federal judge has ruled that misdemeanor charges against four conservative activists who initially were accused of trying to tamper with the phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Orleans office can be resolved in front of a magistrate instead of a judge....
| Jun 10, 2010
At the same time they are venting their fury on BP over the Gulf of Mexico spill and its calamitous environmental effects, Louisiana politicians are rushing to the defense of the oil-and-gas industry and pleading with Washington to bring back offshore...