31] Welfare officials in Louisiana
noticed the prevalence of "old plantation negroes who are no longer able to work for a living" on their rolls, and concluded that many landlords were taking advantage of the New Deal to rid themselves of unproductive laborers.
Such a program would not turn things around immediately, but many see it as a crucial step for Louisiana
In coordination with the Louisiana
Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), the EPA analyzed floodwaters for more than 100 hazardous pollutants such as volatile and semivolatile organic compounds, metals, pesticides, herbicides, and polychlorinated biphenyls.
has introduced The Displaced Citizens Voter Protection Act, which would give evacuees the same voting status as military servicemen and women to secure their federal voting rights in Louisiana
and other states impacted by the hurricanes.
We are very excited about the substantial new productions coming to the area as a result of the delegation's trip and are pleased to support the efforts of the city and state,'' said Chris Stelly, economic development manager of the Governor's Office of Film and Television Development in Louisiana
was founded on April 9, 1682 under the direction of French explorer Robert Cavalier de La Salle, who "claimed the interior of the continent for Louis XIV and named it in his honor.
For years, Louisiana
has had one of the nation's highest rates of juveniles in jails and group homes in the country.
Court of Appeals had held that the company did not have nexus.
Still, nobody's rushing to commend his regulatory management; Louisiana
has some of the nation's highest insurance rates.
Re-establishing permanent freshwater flooding that will drive out the encroaching salt water is one of the long-term goals of the Louisiana
Coastal Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Task Force, made up of representatives from five federal agencies and the governor of Louisiana
AMERICAN FORESTS' Global ReLeaf Forests program is planting two sites for Louisiana
black bear habitat: St.
The taxpayers of Louisiana
were being forced to support two school systems--one public and open to all and the other a private one that served a private religious interest.
An average of 34 square miles of South Louisiana
land, mostly marsh, has disappeared each year for the past five decades, according to the U.
Faced with an impressive three-quarter increase in Mardi Gras visitors this year as compared to 2006, the state of Louisiana
is well prepared with roughly 70,000 hotel rooms.
Researchers attributed the increased image of Louisiana
as an attractive tourist destination to the state's advertising campaign.