News for July 2012

Court extends TRO to implement new taxi rules until Friday

Court extends TRO to implement new taxi rules until Friday

July 31, 2012 Latest News

"...taxi owners are challenging the legality of many of the regulations the City Council passed..." Tuesday, July 31, 2012 By Bruce Eggler, Times Picayune A federal judge Monday blocked New Orleans officials from implementing a package of ne… Read More »

Forbes looks at US fastest growing city- New Orleans

Forbes looks at US fastest growing city- New Orleans

July 31, 2012 Latest News

"Results from data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau prove that New Orleans is now the fastest growing city in America..." 7/26/2012 Adriana Lopez, Contributor       The lush branches of the majestic oak trees lin… Read More »

Sewerage and Water Board vote on rate increase delayed

Sewerage and Water Board vote on rate increase delayed

July 23, 2012 Latest News

  Mayor Landrieu asked S&WB to identify and quantify items.     Wednesday, July 18, 2012     By Michelle Krupa, The Times-Picayune Yielding to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's request to settle a handfu… Read More »

H2B visa foreign worker rules block nearing final action by House Appropriations Committee

H2B visa foreign worker rules block nearing final action by House Appropriations Committee

July 23, 2012 Latest News

"House moves to block federal rule protecting foreign guest workers and giving Americans first shot at jobs..." Friday, July 20, 2012   By Bruce Alpert, Times-Picayune WASHINGTON - The House appears ready to follow the lead of t… Read More »

Dentsu America is new ad agency for NOTMC

Dentsu America is new ad agency for NOTMC

July 18, 2012 Latest News

"...a new vision and approach to marketing the city as a destination..." July 18, 2012 By: Jaquetta White, Times-Picayune The New Orleans agencies that held the advertising and marketing contract for the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp. f… Read More »

French Quarter Roads- Paths to Progress Information

French Quarter Roads- Paths to Progress Information

July 17, 2012 Latest News

Paths to Progress InformationPaving LA Roads - Status/Schedule… Read More »

STR: US hotel results week ending 7 July 2012

STR: US hotel results week ending 7 July 2012

July 16, 2012 Latest News

16 July 2012The U.S. hotel industry experienced mixed results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 1-7 July 2012, according to data from STR. In year-over-year comparisons for the week, occupancy ended the week with a 3.7-perce… Read More »

35,000 youngsters head to NOLA on a mission to make a difference

35,000 youngsters head to NOLA on a mission to make a difference

July 16, 2012 Latest News

Jul 16, 2012Written by: Jessica Holly Graphic: Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaNew Orleans, La - There is much to do at the Morial Convention Center. Heidi Hagstrom is the Program Director for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America You… Read More »

Louisiana Bicentennial Parade rescheduled to Saturday, November 10

Louisiana Bicentennial Parade rescheduled to Saturday, November 10

July 16, 2012 Latest News

Change of date could be a good move.July 12, 2012 By Jeff Adelson, The Times-Picayune Baton Rouge -- A massive military parade to honor Louisiana's 200th year of statehood will be pushed back until Veterans Day weekend … Read More »