News for March 2011

Dardenne sounds alarm on cuts

Dardenne sounds alarm on cuts

March 24, 2011 Latest News

Budget hurts parks, tourism, he saysThursday, March 24, 2011By Jan MollerCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- State parks, libraries, arts and tourism promotion programs would be shortchanged under Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal, Lt. Gov. Jay Darden… Read More »

SHOT to stay in Vegas, CITA Wireless conference to bring 42,000 to NOLA in May 2012

SHOT to stay in Vegas, CITA Wireless conference to bring 42,000 to NOLA in May 2012

March 24, 2011 Latest News

Thursday, March 24, 2011By Jaquetta WhiteBusiness writerThe Ernest N. Morial Convention Center -- New Orleans failed in its bid to lure a major national hunting and gaming conference to the city from its decade-long home in Las Vegas, an official wit… Read More »

LA Workforce Commissions says New Orleans area thrives in hospitality

LA Workforce Commissions says New Orleans area thrives in hospitality

March 23, 2011 Latest News

LA Workforce disagrees the Forbes Magazine article...Don Ames ReportingWWL RadioA recent article in Forbes Magazine said New Orleans would be the toughest city in which to find a job in 2011.But, the State Labor Department strongly disagrees.Labor o… Read More »

Jimmie Fore, director of convention center passed away Sunday

Jimmie Fore, director of convention center passed away Sunday

March 23, 2011 Latest News

"He was the icon in the industry for running convention centers,"...Wednesday, March 23, 2011By Jaquetta WhiteBusiness writerJimmie D. Fore, who led the New Orleans convention center for 16 years, died Sunday at his home in Marble Falls, Texas. He wa… Read More »

Stalled renovations to restart at Saenger Theatre

Stalled renovations to restart at Saenger Theatre

March 22, 2011 Latest News

Tax credit issue has been to blame for the stall in workMarch 21, 2011The Times-PicayuneBy: Frank DonzeThe stalled renovation of the Saenger Theatre on Canal Street is scheduled to resume next month, thanks to a decision Monday by City Hall to fron… Read More »