| Oct 15, 2010
Louisiana's U.S. senators are applauding a deal to fix 300 homes in the ongoing legal wrangling over defective Chinese drywall.
On Thursday, Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Co., along with suppliers, builders and insurers,...
| Nov 3, 2010
Next week, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu will lead a third congressional delegation to the Netherlands to study coastal restoration and flood control efforts in that country.
State officials also will join her Nov. 9-12 as the group studies the Netherlands'...
| Nov 18, 2010
Good news for people who grow things like fish, alligators and even seaweed: They will be able to apply for disaster aid in the future.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says the Small Business Administration is now permitting aquaculture operations to apply for...
| Dec 14, 2010
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."...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2010
United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced that Louisiana will receive more than $36 million in Department of Agriculture Recovery Act funding to expand broadband...
| Sep 13, 2010
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....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2010
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...
| Oct 7, 2010
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...
| Oct 7, 2010
United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu today announced more than $8.5 million for Louisiana transit providers from the United States Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as a part of its State of Good Repair discretionary...