Mayor Mitch Landrieu

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.
Credit Office of Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and UNO political science professor Ed Chervenak on the 2013 State of the City.

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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Latest News
5:00 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Mayor Landrieu Reviews Progress And Challenges In State Of The City

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu in his 2013 State of the City address.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has delivered his annual State of the City Address. The speech reflected achievements as well as challenges facing his administration.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Forum Looks To New Orleans For Driving Cultural Economy

Eileen Fleming WWNO

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hosting the fifth annual World Cultural Economic Forum this week. It’s part of the US Conference of Mayors' drive to harness the financial power of art and culture.

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11:18 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Video: Mayor Mitch Landrieu On Jazz Fest Security Post-Boston Bombings

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Mayor Mitch Landrieu appeared on CNN this morning to talk about security at this year's Jazz Fest after the Boston Marathon bombing last month. New Orleans is hosting the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the World Cultural Economic Forum this week.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu discusses today's meeting of the nation's mayors to talk about city culture and to readdress security measures in wake of Boston marathon bombing.
Latest News
7:00 am
Tue April 30, 2013

BGR Worries About Mayor's Veto On Sewerage And Water Board Reforms

BGR President Janet Howard's concerns about veto process.

One of three state legislative goals set by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is making its way through committee hearings in Baton Rouge this week. One part of the proposed changes in Sewerage and Water Board operation is getting some opposition.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Survey Shows Mayor Landrieu With 70 Percent Approval Rating

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, at a crime rally last year.
Tyler A. Gamble Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu

UNO political science professor Ed Chervenak reviews significance of survey findings.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is getting a pretty good grade from residents. A recent University of New Orleans survey finds him getting a robust approval rating.

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Orleans Parish Prison
6:41 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

City Files For Receivership Of Orleans Parish Prison

The City of New Orleans formally petitioned the U.S. District Court in New Orleans to place a federal receiver in charge of the Orleans Parish Prison complex and related facilities, Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office announced Tuesday evening.

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Politics
7:00 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Mayor Landrieu Pushing 3 Bills in State Legislature

Mayor Landrieu says firefighters pensions must be changed.

The Louisiana legislature is starting a two-month session today in Baton Rouge. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has three proposals for changes he says the city needs.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Sheriff Gusman Spars With Mayor Landrieu Over Jail Conditions

Sheriff Marlin Gusman holds a news conference at the jail that's under construction.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Sheriff Gusman blasts critics at a news conference.

Sheriff Marlin Gusman spent six hours testifying at the federal court hearing over a consent decree to reform his jail. He then took aim at his critics at a news conference.

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