|Posted on 2/24/2017 5:44:00 AM.|
While many Louisianans will be celebrating Mardi Gras this weekend, Governor John Bel Edwards is heading to Washington to discuss more federal assistance for flood recovery and the recent tornadoes in south Louisiana. The governor’s Communications Director Richard Carbo says Edwards will meet with the acting FEMA Administrator today to discuss recovery for tornado victims.
|John Bel Edwards, Richard Carbo, President Trump, flood recovery, tornadoes|
|Posted on 2/2/2017 6:08:00 AM.|
A gay rights activist group has responded to President Donald Trump’s statement that he will not remove President Obama’s executive order protecting the LGBTQ community from workplace discrimination within the federal government. Equality Louisiana President Baylor Boyd says at this point he is cautiously optimistic.
|Baylor Boyd, LGBTQ, Equality Louisiana, President Trump|
|Posted on 1/25/2017 3:24:00 AM.|
President Donald Trump has signed two orders that moves forward with construction on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines, so what does that mean for Louisiana? Acting President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Gifford Briggs says this creates more hope of the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. But he says looking at a bigger picture, there is a renewed optimism within the industry under a Trump presidency.
|LOGA, Don Briggs, President Trump, pipeline|
|Posted on 1/21/2017 7:43:00 AM.|
Hundreds of thousands of women have gathered in the nation’s capital one day after President Trump’s inauguration for the Women’s March on Washington. Alyssa Leader of West Monroe is one of those who will be in attendance. She says they will deliver a clear message to the new administration.
|Alyssa Leader, Women's March on Washington, President Trump|
|Posted on 1/20/2017 6:26:00 AM.|
Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District is looking forward to the changes that will come under the new administration. He says his team has been hard at work in Washington, and the freshman Representative says he’s already learned a lot. He says in many ways, the nation’s capital is exactly what he expected.
|Clay Higgins, Congress, President Trump|
|Posted on 1/20/2017 2:29:00 AM.|
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is considered one of the leading Democrats in the state and he weighs in on his feelings about the Trump administration. Landrieu says both Republicans and Democrats like President Trump’s proposal to invest one trillion dollars on infrastructure.
|Mitch Landrieu, President Trump, infrastructure, immigration|