| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Nearly a week after Hurricane Isaacslammed into the Gulf Coast, the effects of the storm were still being felt Monday: From the thousands forced into shelters by flooding to the tens of thousands still living without power in sweltering conditions....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Louisiana authorities Monday blamed an eighth U.S. death on the effects of last week's Hurricane Isaac when a 90-year-old man died in a sweltering home without electricity in suburban New Orleans.
The man "was found in his home by family, and the home...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:02 AM
I just learned that Governor Bobby Jindal is pining away1 for the Federal Leviathan to pick up more of the $116 MILLION tab for damages caused by Hurricane Isaac in addition to the 75% that FEMA has already paid. The state meanwhile has kicked in a measly...
| Sep 11, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal ordered flags be flown at half staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday.
The governor ordered the gesture as an expression of respect for the people who lost their lives in the 9-11 attacks and in the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:49 PM
When in Rome do as the Romans do or as we might say in 2012 Louisiana do as the Madoffs do.
Last week I reported that Governor Bobby Jindal has boasted of conning the all too willing Federal Leviathan into “covering” 85% of the State’...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Basking in neighboring Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall-election victory, conservatives convened on the outskirts of President Barack Obama’s hometown Friday to tout the Wisconsin experience as a model for the fall while listening to...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:13 AM
The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin.
At stake on this "off-year" general election...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal brought some GOP star power to the Florida governor race, Friday, jetting into Orlando with Republican nominee Rick Scott –and running mate Jennifer Carroll– for a rally at Orlando Executive Airport. The stop...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:32 AM
In the aftermath of Florida's closest gubernatorial contest in more than century, Democrats wereÂ heaping a lot of the blame onÂ the anti-WashingtonÂ ”wave.” “I think what we saw, by and large, is Democrats were fighting uphill...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
While Congress went backwards a step in diversity in regards to African American senators (there are now zero), the nation elected three more women as governors: Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, Nikki Haley of South Carolina, and Susana Martinez of New......