Harrah's New Orleans contract clears a major legislative hurdler
Posted on 5/17/2018 7:32:00 AM.
The Senate approved a bill that would renew the state's contract with Harrah’s New Orleans for at least 20 more years, contribute an additional 20-million dollars a year to the state's coffers, and they would provide an upfront payment of 40-million dollars, which would be divided between the state and the city.
Harrah's New Orleans, Gerald Long, Jack Donahue, Louisiana

Longtime NSU president, Dr. Webb, passes away
Posted on 11/18/2015 3:16:00 PM.

The former president of Northwestern State University Dr. Randall Webb has passed away at the age of 72. Webb was the longest serving president in the history of the University, serving for 18 years, from 1996 to 2014. State Senator Gerald Long of Natchitoches knew Webb for almost 50 years and says he had a great love for the school and for life itself.

Dr. Randall Webb, Gerald Long, Northwestern State University

Students rally to oppose cuts to higher education
Posted on 4/15/2015 2:33:00 PM.
Over 100 college students gathered on the steps of the State Capitol today to rally against proposed budget cuts to public universities.  Nearly all of Louisiana's colleges were represented and many held up signs that said "No Funding, No Future".  
colleges, universities, higher education, rally, David Teagle, Jesse Elliott, Gerald Long

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