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BGR’s New Orleans mayoral candidate survey covers hot topics

By Richard Rainey

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 14, 2017

Everybody is looking for answers from the crowded field of candidates for the New Orleans mayoral race. The nonprofit...

UNO sees largest increase in undergraduate students in 8 years

By Wilborn P. Nobles III

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 7, 2017

University of New Orleans president John Nicklow said he was “very optimistic about our future” Tuesday (Sept. 5), as the...

Eat breakfast while learning about Louisiana’s coastal master plan

By Sara Sneath

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

September 6, 2017

Interested in learning more about Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year coastal master plan while you nosh on breakfast? The Bureau of Governmental Research has...

Cantrell calls for $84 million a year in infrastructure spending, bringing S&WB into City Hall

By Jeff Adelson

Source: The Advocate

August 31, 2017

In the midst of new concerns about the reliability of the Sewerage & Water Board’s drainage system and longstanding...

Landrieu considers stormwater fees to pay for New Orleans drainage system upgrades

By Kevin Litten

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 29, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu  is in the early stages of a plan to put a stormwater management fee proposal before the New...

What will it take to fix the Sewerage and Water Board? Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 27. 2017

An emergency management team led by former Louisiana Recovery Authority director Paul Rainwater took over the Sewerage & Water Board last...

City Council ‘didn’t care until everything went south’ at S&WB: J.P. Morrell

By Richard Rainey

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

August 17, 2017

As state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, has watched the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board endure withering accusations of being asleep...

New Orleans airport’s new director describes plans for growth, new terminal

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

July 27, 2017

Though he’s only a few weeks into the job, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport’s new boss is working in...

New Director of Aviation Discusses Airport Growth, Economic Impact and Global Connectivity

July 27, 2017

Kevin Dolliole, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport’s new Director of Aviation, spoke at a BGR Breakfast Briefing sponsored...

Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for July 23, 2017

By The Advocate

Source: The Advocate

July 23, 2017

BATON ROUGE AREA Lindsay B. Mullins has been promoted to the Sister Agnes Marie Fitzsimons Endowed Chair of Gerontology at Franciscan...