Cedric Richmond http://wwno.org en Congressman asks Jindal to expand Louisiana Medicaid http://wwno.org/post/congressman-asks-jindal-expand-louisiana-medicaid <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A New Orleans congressman is asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to reconsider his position against expanding Louisiana&#39;s Medicaid program, as allowed under the federal health care overhaul.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:39:58 +0000 The Associated Press 16852 at http://wwno.org White Castle ferry may shut down permanently http://wwno.org/post/white-castle-ferry-may-shut-down-permanently <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The ferry that carries passengers across the Mississippi from White Castle to Carville ferry has been temporarily docked since June due to a mechanical malfunction, but state transportation officials say it will be shut down permanently by year&#39;s end to save $800,000 annually.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:46:12 +0000 The Associated Press 15854 at http://wwno.org Congressional Conversation on Race at UNO http://wwno.org/post/congressional-conversation-race-uno <p>Democratic Congressman Cedric Richmond will be in town this week to co-host&nbsp;a Congressional Conversation on Race. The talks are a&nbsp;project of&nbsp;Search for&nbsp;Common Ground and&nbsp;The Faith&nbsp;and Politics&nbsp;Institute.</p><p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Diane Mack 8102 at http://wwno.org