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Mary L. Landrieu

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  • Interior department to hold big gulf oil lease sale

     
    The Obama administration plans to offer more than 20 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leases, the first such sale since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill....
  • Thanksgiving travelers: Senator wants one checked bag to fly free

     
    On one of the busiest travel days of the year, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is pitching legislation that would allow airline passengers to check a bag for free...
  • Lawmakers and airlines square off over bag fees

     
    With the busy holiday travel season in full swing, federal lawmakers, passenger rights advocates and airlines are squaring off in Congress over one of the thorniest issues in flying today: baggage fees. But the bottom line is that you will......
  • Danation: The Health and Happiness Show

    Huzzah! After a last-minute vote in the wee hours of Monday morning, one that followed the last-minute appeal of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn that God smite some Democratic senator, so they wouldn’t have the 60 votes they needed, the Senate voted to...
  • Undocumented Immigrant Students Call For Sen. Landrieu's Support Of The Dream Act

    Undocumented Immigrant Students Call For Sen. Landrieu's Support Of The Dream Act
    This afternoon undocumented students brought an education appeal to City Hall in New Orleans. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has their story. 19-year-old Yadira remembers, "I was just 13 years old, I didn't make my own decisions, so I had to come."...
  • Politicians Hope To Make BP Pay For Gulf Coast Restoration

    Politicians Hope To Make BP Pay For Gulf Coast Restoration
    A bright spot to BP's oil spill. The company may end up saving our dwindling wetlands. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano explains how. "There's an opportunity now presenting itself in Washington to push our agenda further," Says Senator Mary Landrieu....
  • Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv

    Landrieu, Grassley Discuss Foster Care On Tv
    Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, is joining a Republican colleague in a national television appearance to promote better foster care for children. Landrieu and Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, are to appear Friday on the Dr. Phil show to...
  • Federal Grants Fund 2 La. Transit Projects

    Federal Grants Fund 2 La. Transit Projects
    A pair of Louisiana transit projects are getting more than $8 million in federal grant money. An announcement Wednesday by Sen. Mary Landrieu says Jefferson Parish will receive more than $1.1 million for replacing transit vehicles. Meanwhile, the New...
  • BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration

    BP Penalty Funds To Go Toward Fed. Govt., Not Coastal Restoration
    Long before the BP oil spill, marshes and barrier islands throughout the Gulf Coast were losing ground.  Since the 1930s, hurricanes and developers chipped away at this region, leaving many areas vulnerable and defenseless. "Using the resources of the...
  • Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week

    Cedric Richmond To Be Sworn Into Congress This Week
    It's time for the freshman to get to work. The start to 2011 means New Orleans politician Cedric Richmond will be a congressman now. Young Congressman-elect Cedric Richmond is getting ready to assume his new role in the House of Representatives, when the...
  • Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments

    Landrieu urges fairness in recouping payments
    U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says FEMA needs to be fair as it tries to recoup potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in improper payments to thousands of victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.       An audit by the Department of Homeland Security's...