Aug. 14, 2009 02:46 PM
Beginning at midnight, two new members can be added to the board that oversees the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise Commission. LITE oversees economic development ventures in the region, as well as an unparalleled facility, and a law drafted ...
Aug. 12, 2009 05:00 AM
The Governor’s Commission on Streamlining Government will offer the Northshore’s freshman senator some prime time face time. When Jack Donahue, a Republican contractor from the Mandeville area, trumped longtime state Rep. Pete Schneider with 64 percent ...
Aug. 5, 2009 05:00 AM
More questions than answers — including a rumored party switch by Scott Angelle — about the 2010 election cycle. Is DNR Secretary Scott Angelle considering crossing the aisle? Photo by Robin May It’s ...
July 30, 2009 04:37 PM
As natural resources secretary under former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, a Democrat, and sitting Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, Scott Angelle of Breaux Bridge has been a rising star for his aggressive approach, cool demeanor and obvious political skill. But ...
July 24, 2009 04:50 PM
There’s $17 million worth of earmarks for the Atchafalaya Basin in the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill recently passed by the U.S. House, but there’s no final decision yet on what the Senate is willing to pony up. That figure, however, could ...
July 17, 2009 05:12 PM
Accomplished chefs from throughout the United States are gathering in New Orleans this evening for the 2009 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, which you may have seen in the past on Food Network. Tonight, it's all about good times and the competing ...
July 15, 2009 05:00 AM
A closer look at the Legislature’s pecking order for pet projects reveals a system that’s just as good as any pay raise, depending on your place in the political class. It has many names: member amendments, earmarks, pork, pet projects, legislative ...
July 10, 2009 04:04 PM
The state has launched a science-based study on the inland boundary of the state’s coastal zone to determine whether the lines drawn up 30 years ago are still viable. The state Department of Natural Resources is overseeing the initiative and the results ...
July 2, 2009 04:13 PM
When we dished up our first Golden Boudin Awards cover story near the end of the recent legislative session, there were overlooked entries, unintended ...
July 1, 2009 12:00 AM
The congressional landscape in south Louisiana is fertile ground right now and all sorts of characters are coming out to graze. Will he stay or will he go? U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon eyes a run against Vitter. Whodathunkit? ...

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