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  1. Is New Orleans on "Collision" course to lose major tech-entreprenurship showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 |

    Is New Orleans area at risk of losing one of its new crown jewels of technology and business-related events, Collision? At the end of this month, Collision, one of the fastest-growing technology shows will open its doors, expectedly, to record numbers. Two years ago, Collision made New Orleans its new home.


  2. New Orleans French Quarter Fest, Entrepreneur Week, GNO Inc, Jefferson Chamber: SpringingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 |

    Late winter and early spring is one of the best times of the year in the New Orleans region. The Chambers and Greater New Orleans Inc hold major events.


  3. Governor Edwards releases details of his Louisiana legislative agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 |

    "The women and working moms of Louisiana are everyday heroes who touch the lives of every community throughout our state," said Gov. Edwards. "Louisiana simply would not be the special place we call home without them, and I see it as part of my responsibilities as governor to champion policy changes that will help improve the lives of women in our state."


  4. Landrieu announces future plans for New Orleans confederate monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 |

    Two days after receiving tremendous praise from Chris Matthews of Hard Ball, ready to launch his book tour and a couple of months before he turns over the keys to the Mayor's office to his successor LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced today what the city will be doing with the controversial confederate monuments his administration took down amid much anger. Today, Mayor Landrieu announced the future plans for the former confederate monument locations and a future course of action for the monuments following the removals in April and May of 2017.


  5. Taps for Louisiana, as state hits rock bottom in national rankRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 |

    For the second year in a row, Louisiana has ranked last in the U.S. News and World Report state ranking. It is a poor ranking that is very well deserved.


  6. Georges, Lopinto, Villere, Robinson, Bergen, Allen and Tee Ray-Punch it, Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 |

    Jeff Crouere and I put together a Politics with a Punch panel, which we normally do at the last minute for a variety of reasons, I look at the names and the talent we have assembled and think to myself, boy, isn't this a great event. This Thursday, March 1 2018, we hold the first edition of Politics with a Punch of the year.


  7. Arnie Fielkow: Federation serves Jewish and non-Jews in Greater New OrleansRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 |

    For years, Arnie Fielkow was pitching New Orleans Saints to the State of Louisiana as its Executive Vice President. After Katrina, as the City Councilman, then the Council President, he was helping the city rebuild from disaster that devastated the lives of so many and the infrastructure that made New Orleans so special.


  8. New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell shows true colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 |

    The last Republican was elected Mayor of New Orleans in 1872. Since that time, there has been almost 150 years of domination by the Democratic Party in New Orleans.


  9. DXC Technologies to provide jobs ops, information for New Orleans, regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 |

    Looking for a job in the technology industry, here in New Orleans? Want more information about what DXC Technology has to offer for business opportunities? Or, want to just get information about what this company is doing in New Orleans? DXC Technology will conduct an informational event for its Digital Transformation Center on Friday, Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the University Center Building at the University of New Orleans campus located at 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148. This event is open to the public and will include an opportunity to learn about the company and speak with DXC Technology representatives.


  10. Louisiana Business: GNO Inc and IT Everywhere, Port of New Orleans, SBIRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 |

    Answer:GNO Inc and the IT Everywhere in Greater New Orleans, Small Business Innovation Research Center, and the Port of New Orleans Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. and Capital One announced the completion of the second installment of IT Everywhere, a series of educational sessions designed to inform educators about information technology job opportunities in Greater New Orleans. Through the four-session program, teachers, counselors and other education stakeholders are granted first-hand exposure to the many IT career pathways in the region so that they can educate students about the various career options available in the field.


  11. AG Landry loses first round vs. Cantrell, New Orleans court denies judge recusalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 |

    Republican Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry failed in his first bid to stop Orleans Parish Criminal Court Judges from hearing the controversial New Orleans city council credit card case against incoming Mayor, LaToya Cantrell. During the recent New Orleans Mayor;s race, Cantrell's opponent, Desiree Charbonnet claimed that Cantrell broke the law by funding personal expenses using her city council credit card.


  12. Jeff Landry vs. Latoya Cantrell: Theft, politics or prosecutorial discrimination?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 |

    Facing a political party adversary, who happens to be an ambitious politician, hoping to be the next Louisiana governor, is not the way that New Orleans Mayor-elect, LaToya Cantrell, wants to spend the next six month as she pieces together her transition team and ultimately her city government staff-- until she gets sworn in as New Orleans Mayor, May 2017. Yet, this is what she is facing.


  13. AG Landry probe raining on LaToya Cantrell's New Orleans mayoral paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 |

    There is a cloud hanging over the head of the New Orleans Mayor-Elect LaToya Cantrell. In the campaign, she was criticized for her questionable and frequent use of a city credit card.


  14. Ochsner, LED offer Medical Assistant training for Jefferson Parish job opsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 |

    If you live in Jefferson Parish, do you have the heart to learn how to be a Medical Assitant in the area of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation , Phlebotomy and EKG? Ochsner Health System, Jefferson Parish and the Louisiana Workforce Commission recently announced plans to expand Ochsner's Medical Assistant Training Program in Jefferson Parish. The program, which will host its first session in January 2018, is tuition-free and open to Jefferson Parish residents ages 18 and over through funding provided by the LWC.


  15. In House, ex-foe, Richmond, honors New Orleans Mayor-elect, LaToya CantrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    In the world of politics, yesterday's competitor is today's friend. Today Cedric Richmond, Congressman from the 2nd Congressional District, which includes New Orleans, addressed the House regarding the 300th anniversary of the city and the significant election of the first female to be mayor of that city.


  16. Louisiana redistricting reform needed badly to end gerrymandering politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    It's getting close to redistricting time for legislators, both in Louisiana and throughout the country. By federal law, all election districts must be reapportioned every 10 years to reflect the latest census figures.


  17. Given Cantrell's credit card fuss, optics of Landrieu's Paris Trip are bad, BUTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 |

    On Monday, it was announced that subpoenas were issued for records associated with incoming New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell's ongoing city credit card controversy that could turn into a criminal matter. Meanwhile, outgoing Mayor Mitch Landrieu, with almost a half-year left to serve in his last year of eight years in that position, is visiting Paris France paid for by the city.


  18. New Orleans Mayor Landrieu: Ringside's Turkey of Year 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 |

    Today on the Ringside Politics radio show we conducted our annual listener poll, asking the audience who should be our "Turkey of the Year." The competition is always spirited for there are so many potential turkeys to consider in 2017.


  19. New Orleans Mayor's race, Louisiana Treasurer's elections - lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 |

    In discussing the recent Louisiana Treasurer's race and the New Orleans elections, in particular, that was the question I posed during the interview I conducted with Louisiana Weekly political editor and WRNO Radio weekend talk show host Christopher Tidmore and John Couvillon of JMC Analytics and Polling of Louisiana. Tidmore chimed in, and made some very interesting observations for the Democratic and Republican Parties statewide and particularly, as it relates to the powerful political party and its dominance or lack of it, in more local elections in major cities, like New Orleans.


  20. punch nov 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 |

    What's happening in Jefferson Parish? Who's going to win the New Orleans Mayor's race? Ae the New Orleans Saints for real? These are just some of the issues that will be discussed Thursday November 16 at the year's final Politics with a Punch.


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