Newell Normand Blogs

Newell: Should you get a social media pre-nup?

Typically, pre-nuptial agreements are about physical assets after the break-up. That’s changing, however; and there’s a whole new landscape with the rise of social media. Check out some of Newell Normands HOT TAKES : The former spouse can make very harsh, derogatory comments on social media and... Read More

Newell: Nearly half the country doesn't like the NFL

Why do people have such a negative view of the NFL? According to a new poll, almost half of the country has an unfavorable opinion of the NFL. Why is that? Check out some of Newell Normand’s HOT TAKES : This issue struck me. I don’t know about you, but I like me a good dose of the New Orleans... Read More

Newell: Louisiana legislators are putting citizens at risk

40,000 people on Medicaid are in danger of losing their state aid that keeps them in nursing homes because politicians are playing politics instead of doing their jobs. Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : I've talked many times about how we keep kicking the can down the road. We don't... Read More

Newell: We can't relax standards to fix teacher shortage

Would you want to be a teacher in Louisiana? Fewer and fewer people do, and the state has a shortage. Why is that? And, what do we do about it? Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : We have a high-attrition rate for teachers in Louisiana. It makes it harder to replace those who are leaving... Read More

Newell: I'm worried about my community. Are you?

Who should have the final say about sanctuary designation? Some sheriffs and counties are fighting back against their California state sanctuary designation. Whose side are you on - those sheriffs and counties or the state? As the former Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Newell Normand has a lot to say... Read More

Newell: Booting your car after ONE unpaid parking ticket?

The City of New Orleans will boot your car if you have ONE unpaid parking ticket. Not three...not two...ONE. Did you know that? Do you think that's fair? Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : This scenario has happened to me before. I've gone out to my car and found a ticket on my... Read More