Postponement of Election Is Good Short Term for Current Elected Officials

September 9, 2021

Today’s announcement by Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin that our fall elections will be slightly postponed due to Hurricane Ida was expected by many political insiders. The new dates are November 13, 2021 for the primary election (previously set for October 9) and December 11, 2021 for the general election (previously set for November […]

Mayor Cantrell Breaks Ground on New NORD Facility in District D

April 7, 2021

In a press release from Mayor Cantrell’s office, they announced with funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Mayor Cantrell, along with NORD (New Orleans Recreation Development) CEO Larry Babino Jr. broke ground on the new 11,418 square-foot Desire Florida multi-service center. Cantrell said that they are, “…excited that this NORD facility will provide year-round […]

Lake Charles Evacuees Evicted and Forced Back to Lake Charles 

October 19, 2020

Lake Charles evacuees in New Orleans hotels are being sent text messages that they have to leave their hotels in the next few days. Those with transportation are being told that they have to drive to Lake Charles to verify whether or not their residences are habitable, call 911 if they aren’t habitable, then wait […]

Unemployment Crisis in Louisiana During Covid-19

September 1, 2020

  “New Orleans is slowly bleeding to death. I don’t know how much longer my job will be able to continue leaking.” It’s a desperate statement, from a New Orleanian on Twitter, that’s all too familiar to those who depend on businesses being open, and life returning to some semblance of normal, in order to […]

FEMA Changes Course: National Flood Insurance Program Back On

December 28, 2018

On Friday, FEMA reversed an earlier decision that had placed the National Flood Insurance Program effectively on “pause,” during the shutdown. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) notified its insurers on Wednesday that it would not renew flood insurance policies due to the government shutdown. It also cannot sell new insurance policies. Governor John Bel […]

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