| Jan 13, 2009
The next big political campaign in the New Orleans area is the race for Mayor. Incumbent Mayor Ray Nagin is term limited and cannot seek re-election. With an open seat, there will be a large list of candidates entering the race. Qualifying does not...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 7:21 AM
Mitchell "Mitch" J. Landrieu
How can voters contact you (phone, address, e-mail, website, etc.):
1516 Thalia Street
New Orleans, LA 71030
Ph - 504-529-5300
| Jan 28, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is strongly considering a proposal that would scrap the lieutenant governor's job in Louisiana.
Jindal Chief of Staff Timmy Teepell told The Advocate newspaper that the proposal under consideration would make the secretary of...
| Feb 5, 2010
Louisiana state government is filled with unneeded positions that only add to our bloated budget. One perfect example is the office of Lt. Governor. Maybe in good economic times, such a ceremonial position can be justified, but not today.
| Sep 15, 2009
| 8:07 PM
City Council President Arnie Fielkow says he will not run for mayor of New Orleans.
As far as New Orleans voters are concerned, Arnie Fielkow's decision not to run, opens the way for a political free-for-all. The three other candidates running include...
| Sep 27, 2010
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the establishment of a fund to support the burial services of Jeremy Galmon, the two-year old victim of a shooting that occurred on Sunday afternoon, September 26, following gunshots at First and Dryades Streets....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:08 PM
September 4, 2012 6:08 PM
EINSTEIN CHARTER SCHOOL TO RE-OPEN TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Please announce: Students should report for school at Einstein Elementary Charter School tomorrow, Wednesday, September 5 by 8am.
| Aug 28, 2010
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his chief Democratic challenger, Rep. Charlie Melancon, easily won their party's primaries Saturday, setting up what will likely be a nasty battle for Vitter's job in the Nov. 2 general election.
In a victory...
| Feb 3, 2011
The new census numbers are out and many of Louisiana's Southeastern parishes took a big hit.
While the census takes place every ten years, five years ago with Katrina marks a major reason the New Orleans area is interested in population figures.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law HB 348 by Rep. Leger – a Governor’s Package Bill – that extends and improves the residential historic rehabilitation tax credit, and SB 63 by Sen. Murray – the duplicate of Governor&...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Remembrances of Archbishop Phillip Hannan flowed on Thursday morning as news of his death at the age of 98 spread through New Orleans.
WGNO Facebook friends recalled memories of Hannan celebrating their confirmations and officiating at graduations....