Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oil and Gas lobbyist Senator Robert Adley makes changes to levee board bill, expects opposition ~Mark Ballard, The Advocate

Government Report Slams Senator Adley’s SB 79

Bill to derail parish 'big oil' lawsuits stalls ~Kevin McGill, AP via SF Gate

The Sunshine Squad ~Website will expose the deceptions that Governor Jindal and other allies of the oil and gas industry have been spreading in the Capitol and in the news media. It will do so on a real time basis, so that journalists, legislators, stakeholders and the people of Louisiana can spot these deceptions as they occur, then check them against the truth. For the rest of this session, every time someone in the legislature makes a misleading statement about the set of bills concerning the flood protection authority, an email will go to interested parties, and that false statement, as well as the truth, will appear in on the website for all to see.

Stephanie Grace: Bills aim to short-circuit judicial system

West Bank levee authority considering eight applicants for director ~Andrea Shaw

State ethics staff says Cedric Grant can’t take water board job ~Andrew Vanacore

The Economic Impact of Coastal Restoration and Hurricane Protection ~Timmothy Ryan, Restore Louisiana Now

Support HB 490: Legislation to protect Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund

The Listening Post Answers: Your Questions About Coastal Erosion ~Kate Richardson, WWNO
'Times-Pic' cries Alligator Tears in war of words with the 'Advocate ~BR Business Report

Festival International de Louisiane!
New Orleans Saints 2014 Schedule 

Thoughts on the Saints 2014 schedule ~Andrew Juge, Saints Nation