Nungesser on Saints game in London: I just can't go.
Posted on 9/27/2017 9:07:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says he will not support anyone who disrespects the national anthem, including the Saints. He's in Europe right now promoting Louisiana tourism and direct flights to New Orleans, but says he has cancelled plans to attend the Saints game Sunday at Wembley Stadium.
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Nungesser leading tourism mission in Germany and the United Kingdom
Posted on 9/25/2017 3:12:00 AM.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is visiting Germany and the United Kingdom, leading a mission along with 17 tourism partners, to promote Louisiana and the direct flights into New Orleans. Nungesser says so far the international flights have been extremely popular.
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Louisianans come to the aid of Texas disaster victims
Posted on 8/31/2017 5:12:00 AM.

Louisianans who want to help with the Harvey relief efforts both in Texas and Louisiana can find ways to give at Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says thousands have already signed up to give their time and resources to those in need.

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Lt. Gov hopes to boost tourism in rural areas
Posted on 8/8/2017 4:37:00 AM.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser seeks to boost tourism to rural areas. That’s why he’s scheduled meetings in small Louisiana towns to find the best way to promote local attractions. He says these rural areas don’t always have the money or expertise to market themselves.

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Nungesser: Ascension Parish music festival another way the state enforces its music brand
Posted on 8/7/2017 1:52:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the coming of the inaugural Flambeau Fest in Ascension Parish, whose lineup was announced today, is another example of how tourism in Louisiana is alive and well. He says the October 7 & 8 shows could begin another tradition that eventually attracts visitors the way Jazzfest and Bayou Country Superfest do.
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Chefs compete in New Orleans for title of King, Queen of Seafood
Posted on 8/4/2017 11:05:00 AM.

Chefs from around the country will compete at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on Saturday for the chance to become the King or Queen of Seafood in the Great American Seafood Cook-off. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says this is a chance for Louisiana to show off our fresh seafood.

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Chef Bonnie Breaux is the first woman to be crowned the Queen of Louisiana Seafood
Posted on 6/21/2017 10:45:00 AM.

The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board along with Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser crowned the first woman, Chef Bonnie Breaux, the queen of Louisiana Seafood. After competing against 11 contestants, Breaux, of St. Martinville, took the title at the 10th annual Seafood Cook-Off in Lafayette.

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State parks can now partner with businesses to upgrade attractions
Posted on 6/21/2017 3:33:00 AM.

There is a new law that allows the state Office of Tourism to sell naming rights or grant leases for state parks to add new attractions. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the state parks have always been a burden on taxpayers that never brought in any money.

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Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off gets underway in Lafayette
Posted on 6/20/2017 4:17:00 AM.

The 10th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off gets underway today at the CajunDome in Lafayette. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says this is a great way to showcase the fresh seafood of the Bayou State. He says a dozen Louisiana chefs will compete in the cook-off.

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Lt. Governor Nungesser launches horse tourism initiative
Posted on 5/23/2017 2:27:00 AM.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has launched a new Horse Tourism Initiative to bring visitors to Louisiana racetracks, campgrounds, therapeutic riding centers and state parks. Nungesser says Texas and Mississippi have great horse shows, but Louisiana is also home to some of the finest equestrian services in the country.

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