Billy Nungesser

WWL Newsroom
May 22, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is encouraging Louisiana residents to explore their state over the holiday weekend. Louisiana’s state parks have canceled all out of state bookings through phase one and Nungesser says now is the time for locals to check them out because there is something for every member...
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Chris Miller
April 22, 2020 - 11:30 am
The Resilient Louisiana Commission, set up by Gov. John Bel Edwards to map out how to ease the business economy back to life, holds its first meeting this afternoon
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Chris Miller
February 14, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Mardi Gras attracts millions
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January 28, 2020 - 8:18 pm
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says the state has been busy marketing itself to visitors from outside of Louisiana but also encourages residents to take a staycation in their home state. Nungesser says last year nearly nine million days of vacation went used in Louisiana.
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Jim Hanzo
January 10, 2020 - 3:08 pm
The LSU/Clemson showdown in the Dome Monday night for the College Football Playoff National Championship is expected to bring a lot of money and attention to New Orleans and the state at large. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says events like these can generate tens and even hundreds of millions of...
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Chris Miller
August 13, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Rao Uppu, a naturalized U.S. citizen and professor at Southern University, has withdrawn from the race for Louisiana Lieutenant Governor. Uppu signed up on the last day of qualifying. An émigré from India, he said he couldn't imagine someone winning a statewide office unopposed. Uppu said without...
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August 08, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Qualifying has officially closed and the rosters are set for the fall statewide elections. Locally, sparks began to fly shortly after former Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman, John Fortunato, qualified to run for sheriff in a rematch of the March 2018 special election between him and...
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August 08, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry won't win re-election without a race. The Republican attorney general drew an opponent in the final hour of the candidate registration period Thursday: Ike Jackson Jr., a Democrat from Plaquemine. With that last-minute signup, all of Louisiana's seven...
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Don Ames
July 21, 2019 - 9:42 am
Five more meetings have been scheduled by the Louisiana Office of Tourism to help identify locations for a civil rights trail to show Louisiana's role in the movement. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says it's important to learn about stories, people and locations that highlight the times. The additional...
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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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