Latest news: May 11, 2012
Romney’s possible VP choice criticized for opposing RESTORE Act
By Bruce Alpert, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). May 10, 2012.
“WASHINGTON – Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading candidate to be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate, is getting some heat back in his home state for casting the only Gulf Coast vote against sending 80 percent of BP oil spill fine money to the five Gulf states…” (Read more)
B.R. startup’s solution to nutria problem: Make dog treats
Greater Baton Rouge (La.) Business Report. May 10, 2012.
“A lot of seemingly wacky ideas have been bandied about through the years to get Louisiana’s nutria problem under control, but this one may take the cake—or biscuit, rather: Turn them into dog treats…” (Read more)