News for September 2010

Essence continues to call New Orleans

Essence continues to call New Orleans "home" for 4 more years

September 30, 2010 Latest News

'This is our home,' festival owner's president declaresThursday, September 30, 2010By Jaquetta WhiteThe Essence Music Festival, the linchpin of summer tourism in New Orleans, will return to the city for four more years, Mayor Mitch Landri… Read More »

"Southwest "will drop very few AirTran locations..." says Mike Boyd"

September 30, 2010 Latest News

Southwest and AirTran changes are inevitable, but will hopefully be few.Sep 29, 9:49 AM EDTBy SAMANTHA BOMKAMP and DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines WritersSouthwest Airlines agreed to buy AirTran this week for $1.4 billion. When the combination is complete, f… Read More »

Angelle and BP to meet again next week

Angelle and BP to meet again next week

September 24, 2010 Latest News

Angelle, BP talk tourism dollarsNo decisions reached, he saysFriday, September 24, 2010By Ed AndersonCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- Lt. Gov. Scott Angelle and BP officials met Thursday and decided to meet again next week to discuss the state's requ… Read More »

Lt. Governor Angelle to meet with BP

Lt. Governor Angelle to meet with BP "senior- level" executives today

September 23, 2010 Latest News

Angelle continues to seek $75 million from BPThursday, September 23, 2010By Ed AndersonCapital bureauBATON ROUGE -- Lt. Gov. Scott Angelle said Wednesday he will meet with three "senior-level" officials of BP today to press the state's demands fo… Read More »

Federal Court sets BP Oil Spill trial for October 2011

Federal Court sets BP Oil Spill trial for October 2011

September 17, 2010 Latest News

Federal judge sets date for trial to split blame for Gulf of Mexico oil spillPublished: Thursday, September 16, 2010Rebecca Mowbray, The Times-Picayune At the packed opening hearing of the massive litigation over the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster Thurs… Read More »