Mary Landrieu http://wwno.org en Landrieu Says Revenue Sharing, Not Lawsuit, Will Benefit Coastal Renewal http://wwno.org/post/landrieu-says-revenue-sharing-not-lawsuit-will-benefit-coastal-renewal <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Sen. Mary Landrieu spoke at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday." data-attribution="Credit Ann Marie AWad" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wrkf/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201404/Mary_Landrieu_472013.jpg" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2014/04/Landrieu_revenue_blergh.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senator Mary&#160;</span>Landrieu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a lawsuit against oil and gas companies is not the answer to renewing Louisiana’s gulf coast.</span><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:51:00 +0000 Ann Marie Awad 57968 at http://wwno.org As Obamacare Deadline Nears, Louisiana Gets Special Attention http://wwno.org/post/obamacare-deadline-nears-louisiana-gets-special-attention With only four days left before the March 31 enrollment deadline, the White House is kicking into high gear trying to round up more Affordable Care Act enrollees – and Louisiana got special attention Thursday.<p>Why? Enrollment in the federal healthcare exchange there has lagged behind other states and, perhaps as important, citizens are getting bombarded with anti-ACA ads as Democratic Sen. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Ailsa Chang 57181 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Among Those Banned From Russia http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-among-those-banned-russia <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Russian government has not released its reason for banning Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu and eight other officials from the country. But there are at least two possibilities: orphans and energy.</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 56675 at http://wwno.org Democratic Sen. Landrieu Walks A Fine Line In Red Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/democratic-sen-landrieu-walks-fine-line-red-louisiana If Democrats are going to keep their majority in the Senate, they'll need to hang on to a few critical seats they hold in conservative states.<p>Mary Landrieu of Louisiana has one of those, and like some of her colleagues up for re-election, her support of the Affordable Care Act could be the mountain to overcome this fall.<p>The question for Landrieu is: Will Louisiana voters define her by Obamacare, or judge her on the entire record she's built over nearly two decades as a senator?<p><strong>For Some, Obamacare's A Dealbreaker </strong><p>There's a sprawling, twisty live oak in Galliano, La. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:37:00 +0000 Ailsa Chang 54737 at http://wwno.org Senator Vitter Announces Run For Governor's Office; Mary Landrieu Reacts http://wwno.org/post/senator-vitter-announces-run-governors-office-mary-landrieu-reacts <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Republican Senator David </span>Vitter<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced he’ll be running for governor next year. He’s telling supporters he can have a bigger impact in Baton Rouge than in Washington.</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 52571 at http://wwno.org US Senate Committee Reconsiders Flood Insurance Hikes http://wwno.org/post/us-senate-committee-reconsiders-flood-insurance-hikes Louisianians may find solace from impending increases in flood insurance rates as Sen. Mary Landrieu’s bill to prevent those hikes heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration at its Thursday meeting.<p>Landrieu chairs the <a href="http://www.appropriations.senate.gov/sc-homeland-security.cfm">Homeland Security Subcommittee of Appropriations</a>, which passed the bill to the larger body Tuesday.<p>The measures are included in the Homeland Security Appropriations bill for next fiscal year. Called the Strengthen, Modernize and Reform the National Flood Insurance Program, or SMART NFIP, the bill would postpone parts of last year’s <a href="http://www.fema.gov/flood-insurance-reform-act-2012">Biggert-Waters Act</a>.<p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 39677 at http://wwno.org Sen. Landrieu Introduces Adoption Documentary http://wwno.org/post/sen-landrieu-introduces-adoption-documentary <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is promoting a documentary about international adoption.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:47:56 +0000 The Associated Press 31073 at http://wwno.org Sen. Landrieu Reports $2.5M in Campaign Account http://wwno.org/post/sen-landrieu-reports-25m-campaign-account <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is heading to her 2014 re-election bid with $2.5 million in her campaign account, more than twice what she had at this point in her last campaign.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:47:43 +0000 The Associated Press 28551 at http://wwno.org Landrieu presses Coast Guard on BP spill cleanup http://wwno.org/post/landrieu-presses-coast-guard-bp-spill-cleanup <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is asking the Coast Guard to force BP PLC to clean up oil and equipment used in the response buried in the waters and mud along the coast.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 09:04:00 +0000 The Associated Press 18059 at http://wwno.org BP Fines for Gulf States Included in Highway Bill http://wwno.org/post/bp-fines-gulf-states-included-highway-bill <p>U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu says a transportation bill that Congress is close to approving includes a provision to steer 80 percent of the fines BP PLC is expected to pay in water pollution penalties stemming from the Gulf oil spill to pay for restoration in five Gulf states.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:31:54 +0000 The Associated Press 14772 at http://wwno.org