Billy Nungesser

June 28, 2019 - 4:31 pm
The Louisiana seafood industry has had a rough year, and the latest issue for fisherman is the algae bloom in Lake Pontchartrain. Lt. Governor Bill Nungesser says many seafood lover in Louisiana are asking if our seafood is safe. “Some of the crabs they are catching are having lesions on them so it...
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Don Ames
May 30, 2019 - 11:27 am
Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is supporting a Gulf-wide coalition that wants FEMA to declare a state of emergency specific to Gulf seafood and its related industries. This comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares to open the Morganza Spillway Thursday, June 6th,, sending fresh...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:51 pm
(WWL.com) Louisiana will be one of several states to participate in a Civil Rights trail. Nine meetings will be held throughout the state in an effort to get input from citizens across the state. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said Alabama has a huge draw with their portion of the Civil Rights trail. “We...
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April 14, 2019 - 11:15 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's office is holding nine meetings across the state in April and May to help choose locations for a new Louisiana Civil Rights Trail. Nungesser's office oversees state tourism efforts. It says the trail is planned to tell the story of Louisiana's role...
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March 19, 2019 - 5:38 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana tourism officials have headed to western Canada, trying to draw attention to their state as a travel destination. The trip began Tuesday and continues through Thursday, with promotional events in Vancouver and Calgary. A nine-person delegation including leaders...
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March 19, 2019 - 4:22 pm
(WWL.com) -- Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser gave an update on the status of the four New Orleans Confederate monuments today, saying he’s working to get the city to transfer control of them. There’s one major roadblock though, and that’s P.G.T Beauregard, who isn’t controlled by the city. "Beauregard...
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David Blake
March 13, 2019 - 3:06 pm
The Confederate statues, taken down by then Mayor Mitch Landrieu, could soon be making a comeback, but not at their previous locations. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has been in negotiations on a deal to let the state assume control and move them out of a city yard where they've been locked up and...
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March 04, 2019 - 9:32 am
(WWL.com) -- The weekend may be in the rearview mirror, but the celebration of Mardi Gras continues. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said there are many ways to celebrate in each part of the state. It’s not always all about catching cheap plastic beads. “From throwing hotdogs up in Shreveport, to chasing...
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February 07, 2019 - 6:58 pm
(WWL.com) - Music’s biggest night takes place this weekend as the 61st Grammy Awards takes place in Los Angeles. Many Louisiana artists have been nominated throughout the years and this year is no different. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said Louisiana has teamed up with Memphis and Mississippi to...
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February 07, 2019 - 4:31 pm
(WWL.com) Music’s biggest night takes place this weekend as the 61st Grammy Awards takes place in Los Angeles. Many Louisiana artists have been nominated throughout the years and this year is no different. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said Louisiana has teamed up with Memphis and Mississippi to...
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