By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer LA Natural Gas to the EU Rescue… The crisis in the Ukraine could prove an unexpected benefit for Louisiana businesses.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer All three of the races in Orleans Parish on Saturday are closely fought contests, but few are as contentious as
President Obama announced last week the appointment of 15 individuals to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, including former New Orleans mayor Marc H. Morial. Legislator to try to increase property tax to benefit fire, police spending
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A City Council election, bookended by Carnival, by definition has Mardi Gras as a subtext—especially if there might not be enough money to pay police next year ... About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Lourdes Moran Endorses Nadine Ramsey… Jackie Clarkson headlined a star-studded gala Monday night, February 17, MC’ed by her famed daughter Patricia and fellow Broadway luminary Bryan ... Former Mayor Nagin found guilty
Sentencing set for June 11 Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin made history Wednesday by becoming the first mayor in New Orleans’ nearly 300-year history to be tried and convicted ... Black support for Landrieu reason for landslide victory
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The seminal political question of the 2014 mayor’s race, how much does race of the competent candidate really matter to the local African-Americans electorate—even if that incumbent ... About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Indian Red to LSM Green… Considerable media attention centers on the plight of L.A. universities amidst rounds and rounds of budget cuts, yet, almost unnoticed, the ... About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This column goes behind the scenes in politics, the economy, society and those functions around which the Crescent City is really run! One Landrieu’s Race ... Lawmakers discuss upcoming session at NCBW/Links event
Louisiana Weekly Staff Report A handful of legislators from the Greater New Orleans area recently weighed in on matters that could appear before Louisiana lawmakers in the upcoming legislative session, which ...
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