Ed Chervenak

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7:00 am
Tue November 19, 2013

UNO Quality Of Life Survey Shows Optimism

47 percent of Orleans Parish respondents to a UNO survey say the city has become a better place to live over the past five years.
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The annual University of New Orleans quality of life survey has been released. Orleans Parish residents say things are looking up.

The UNO survey finds 47 percent of Orleans Parish respondents say the city has become a better place to live over the past five years.

Jefferson Parish responses were also positive — at 42 percent.

UNO political science professor Ed Chervenak says the poll surveyed registered voters over the phone in October — about 300 in each parish.

Crime remains the major concern in New Orleans. In Jefferson Parish, it rates 26 percent.

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State of the City Address
7:00 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Mayor Landrieu Outlines Goals in State of the City

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivers the 2013 State of the City address at the Tremé Community Center.
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has delivered his fourth State of the City address. He used the annual event to present an overall optimism of the city’s future.

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State of the City Address
8:30 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Mayor's Speech Gets Good Grade

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s second State of the City address is getting high marks from one expert.

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