Mitch Landrieu

August 07, 2018 - 3:16 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Outside consultants fault New Orleans officials' long-term neglect of the city's failing drainage system for widespread flooding last summer. Through a public records request, The New Orleans Advocate obtained the ABS Group report Monday, a year and a day after a storm caused...
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Scoot
July 30, 2018 - 11:15 am
New Orleans is the focus of the national news again; but this time, it is not positive. At about 8:30 pm Saturday night, ten people were shot - three dead and seven injured - in what police believe may be a targeted gang-related shooting. NOPD believes that one person in a large crowd was the...
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SIPA USA
July 09, 2018 - 11:11 am
(WWL.com A recent Politico article has reignited the intrigue around former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s plans for the 2020 presidential race. The Crescent City Politician did not confirm his interest in the race, but the comments he made may indicate an interest in the Democratic primary...
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AP
Chris Miller
May 21, 2018 - 6:33 am
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues to make national headlines, this weekend receiving the "John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage" award from the Kennedy Library Foundation. The award is given to leaders, often for doing unpopular or controversial things that, in the view of the Kennedy...
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Chris Miller
May 07, 2018 - 11:23 am
LaToya Cantrell has taken office as the first ever female Mayor of New Orleans. "We made history," Cantrell said as she opened her inaugural address. "After 300 years, don't you think it's about time a woman was in charge?" She said that her election broke the mold of previous mayors. "We broke...
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May 04, 2018 - 7:02 am
(WWL.com) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is set to end his term Monday after 8 years in charge of the Crescent City. Landrieu guided the city through a tumultuous post Katrina recovery period, but political analyst Clancy DuBos says nationally he will be most remembered for his part in the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 02, 2018 - 3:46 pm
HELP WANTED: Custodian of invaluable three hundred year old treasure. Duties include maintaining and improving treasure without changing anything. Current owners desire everything fixed with extremely deficient budget. Actual repairs are to include no inconvenience to anyone at any time. Previous...
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SIPA USA
David Blake
May 02, 2018 - 12:24 pm
During his last few days in office, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is doing serious reflecting about the job he's done in the past eight years. He joined WWL's Tommy Tucker this morning for an extended interview about his two terms in office. An interview with Mayor Mitch Landrieu before he...
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Chris Miller
May 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
For eight years, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has led efforts to bring more business to the Crescent City. How did he do? Jose Bautista, Xavier economist.mp3 It's kind of a mixed bag, says Xavier university economics professor Dr. Jose Bautista. On the plus side: "Tourism, which include arts...
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