Latest news: June 6, 2012
Senate proposal has language on RESTORE Act
By Jordan Blum, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.). June 6, 2012.
“WASHINGTON — A Senate-led proposal submitted Tuesday for the transportation legislation included the RESTORE Act language directing BP fine money to Louisiana and other Gulf states…” (Read more)
Louisiana Fishermen Pioneer Floating Architecture
By Saskia de Melker, PBS NewsHour. June 5, 2012.
“Raccourci Old River is known as one of the best fishing spots in Point-Coupee Parish, Louisiana. This community of more than 400 homes draws flocks of fishermen who spend days on the water and docks reeling in crappie, bluegill, and bass…” (Read more)
Lawmakers experienced highs, lows
By Jeremy Alford, The Daily Comet (Lafourche Parish, La.). June 5, 2012.
“BATON ROUGE — Houma-Thibodaux legislators headed home today after a three-month session that included sweeping education reforms and other measures that will impact local residents…” (Read more)
Morganza tax coming on fall ballot
By Mike Nixon, The Tri-Parish Times (Houma, La.). June 5, 2012.
“Terrebonne Parish voters will be asked to approve a new half-cent sales tax to finance completion of the Morganza to the Gulf interior levee and floodgate hurricane surge protection system…” (Read more)