BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana will end the food stamp program that helps almost one in five residents by January unless lawmakers add more money to next year's budget for the social services agency. The Department of Children and Family Services is set to take a cut of about $34 million. The Legislature adopted the budget, … Continue reading Louisiana food stamp program threatened with shutdown
"There's only you and me and the work before us," LaToya Cantrell said to a gathered crowd during her swearing in ceremony. LaToya Cantrell made history in New Orleans on Monday, becoming the first woman and the first Black woman to be sworn in as mayor in the city’s 300-year history. “There’s only one way … Continue reading LaToya Cantrell Takes Office As The First-Ever Female Mayor Of New Orleans
Our evening run, well his run Im taking pics, but managed brisk walking even to the point of swinging my arms fast when he looks back lol. Hammond kinda has a Minnesota suburbs feel, Im thinking it's because of the trees, a few street lights and no side walk. It feels so good to be … Continue reading Overwhelming feelings of my evening walk in Louisiana
An 11-year-old federal class-action lawsuit for the Hurricane Katrina levee failures is finally ready to pay 120,000 claims, but a relatively small pot of money, large legal and processing costs and confounding court notices delivered this week have many storm survivors confused and angry. A committee of 35 plaintiff attorneys originally pursued claims totaling … Continue reading LA Levee Settlement Checks Not Worth Cashing, amounts average 19¢-$200!! Claimants are outraged, confused and disappointed including Myself!!!