Women will storm capital for restoration
By Nikki Buskey
Published: Monday, March 28, 2011 at 11:03 a.m.
HOUMA — Women from Terrebonne and Lafourche will travel to Washington Tuesday to ask Congress to use oil-spill money to help rebuild the coast.
They’ll join about 140 women from Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida ... READ MORE >>>
The pride of New Orleans
The Boston Globe
By Jarvis DeBerry
August 28, 2008
ROME WASN'T built in three years.
And had it been left to the likes of President Bush, former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco, and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Rome would not have been built at all.
Oh, ... READ MORE >>>
La. Groups Work To Stop Coastal Erosion
Experts: Louisiana Lost 1,900 Square Miles Of Land Over 50 years
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Several nonprofit groups are shining the light on the problem of coastal erosion in Louisiana.
The Louisiana coast is the first line of defense against storms, but according to experts, it's rapidly breaking down.
Thousands attended the Last ... READ MORE >>>
’08 hopefuls try new tack post-Katrina
By Bob Cusack
ST. PAUL - John McCain and Barack Obama are offering any help they can on Hurricane Gustav, but neither visited the Gulf Coast until well after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area in 2005.
On the six-month anniversary of Katrina striking the Gulf Coast, 39 senators said ... READ MORE >>>
Making our case
by The Times-Picaune editorial staff
Monday August 04, 2008, 3:43 AM
The Women of the Storm asked the Democratic National Committee to consider lessons from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their aftermath in drawing up the party's platform, and that's a message that needs to be heard in this ... READ MORE >>>