Mayor Mitch Landrieu endorses Dr. Jeffrey Rouse for Coroner

Media release: Mayor Mitch Landrieu Endorses Dr. Jeffrey Rouse For Orleans Parish Coroner NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced his endorsement of Dr. Jeffrey Rouse in the run-off for the Orleans Coroner’s office. “The Coroner’s Office is an important part of the city’s criminal justice system, so it is vitally important that we […]

Battling Blight in NOLA

Blight in the New Orleans area has been in the news a lot lately on the local level, but it’s getting noticed nationally as well. An article in USA Today highlights a battle that “seems to be working.” City officials have used beefed-up code enforcement, federal recovery money and aggressive information campaigns to sell the […]

New Orleans Makes a Bold Statement

What a five week stretch this has been. It started with the divisional playoff win over the Cardinals on Jan. 16th, continued with the NFC Championship triumph over the Vikings on Jan. 24th and hit a rousing crescendo with the Super Bowl XLIV win over the overrated Indianapolis Colts on Feb. 7th. Then came the […]

Reports: Landrieu to Run for Mayor

WDSU-TV, Gambit and the Times-Picayune are all reporting Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu WILL run for mayor of New Orleans after he initially said he would not. I’ve thought all along that he’d scope out the rest of the field then jump in near the qualifying deadline if he thought he would have a good shot. He […]