Mayor Mitch Landrieu

New Orleans budget
8:53 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Mayor Landrieu Says No Big Layoffs In 2013 Budget

Mayor Landrieu explains 2013 budget

The New Orleans City Council is now reviewing the budget proposed for next year by Mayor Mitch Landrieu. The city is dealing with lower revenues and higher expenses.

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2013 New Orleans Budget
1:14 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Budget Remarks

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu presented the proposed 2013 city budget today at a press conference at City Hall. Below is the entire text of his prepared remarks.

Good Morning.

Today, I am presenting to the City Council and the people of New Orleans our proposed 2013 budget. All over America cities are struggling to balance their books and New Orleans is no exception. Across the board, costs are rising and we have additional requirements to fund the NOPD consent decree that will make 2013 a very tough budget year.

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Latest News
6:00 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Night Out Against Crime Rallies Draw Local Officials

Mayor Landrieu meets with children at a Tremé anti-crime rally.
Tyler A. Gamble Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu

The National Night Out Against Crime included more than 200 community gatherings in New Orleans. City leaders and criminal justice officials attended a kick-off rally in Tremé.

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City Budget
8:54 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Isaac delays Landrieu's budget presentation

Hurricane Isaac has caused a delay in New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's annual presentation of a proposed city budget.

The mayor's office said Thursday that Landrieu has signed an executive order allowing for a budget presentation two weeks later than the administration has done in the previous two years.

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Latest News
6:00 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Mayor Landrieu Pledges Help for Haiti

Mayor Mitch Landrieu is in Haiti to offer support for ongoing recovery work there from the 2010 earthquake. The city has some advice for the island nation on what worked after Hurricane Katrina.

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Hurricane Isaac
7:46 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

WATCH: Final New Orleans press conference for Tuesday

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, along with other officials, provide their final update on Hurricane Isaac for Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Hurricane Isaac
5:21 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

WATCH: Mayor Landrieu's Latest Press Conference

The 3 p.m. New Orleans press conference, in its entirety:

Hurricane Isaac
4:47 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Mayor Landrieu: The City Is Secure

National Hurricane Center

New Orleans police are getting some help in securing the city during Hurricane Isaac. The Louisiana National Guard is on duty.

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Hurricane Isaac
3:51 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Mayor Landrieu: It's a Hurricane and New Orleans is on the Front Lines

It may not look like much now — but there's a hurricane on the way. Hurricane Isaac is picking up power, and the outer rain bands have already begun impacting the metro region.

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Tropical Storm Isaac
4:25 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Mayor Says City Can Handle Expected Hurricane Isaac

The projected path of the storm.
National Hurricane Center

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he’s optimistic that the city will be able to handle the anticipated fallout from Tropical Storm Isaac. Isaac is on track to be at hurricane-strength when it makes landfall, and city officials say they’re ready for what’s predicted.

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