Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Feb. 20, 2014

02.20.2014 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

BP to Meet With Feds on Parameters of Oil Spill Penalty Trials
By Collin Eaton, The Houston Chronicle. Feb. 20, 2014.
“A federal judge on Wednesday ordered BP and U.S. attorneys to meet next month to discuss how the “penalty phase” in BP’s oil spill trial will proceed…” (read more)

To block large flood insurance premium hikes, political pressure is turning the tide
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune. Feb. 20, 2014.
“After resisting calls to delay or pull back the 2012 Biggert-Waters law’s flood insurance premium increases, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor…” (read more)

2015 Lt. Gov. race: Billy Nungesser dominates money game, Elbert Guillory in the red
By Lauren McGaughy, The Times-Picayune. Feb. 20, 2014.
“In the race for who will become Louisiana’s next lieutenant governor, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser is taking no chances his second time at bat…” (read more)

Retired Louisiana Lt. General Russell Honore” may run for governor
By KTVE (Monroe). Feb. 19, 2014.
“A well-known Louisiana general may throw his hat into the political ring. Lt. General Russell Honore’ is a blunt and beloved man in Louisiana…” (read more)