Mayor Mitch Landrieu

New Orleans police are investigating what triggered a shooting that injured 19 people at a Mother’s Day parade. Two children are among the wounded.

Office of Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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