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Welcome Former US Surgeon General Benjamin to NOLA

Sep 16, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Xavier University welcomes Ms. Regina Benjamin, former US Surgeon General, as a faculty member this fall!Learn more about her call to increase public health training and resources from nola.com here. "Benjamin, 56, who started work at Xavier on Sept. 6, holds the NOLA.com | Times-Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences, which was established with $600,000 from the media ...

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We Will Never Forget

Sep 11, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

  Today marks the 12th anniversary of a day no American can ever forget. The attacks of September 11th forever changed our nation, not only through the tragic loss of lives, but also by the remarkable courage of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. To commemorate this occasion, I encourage you to join the efforts of The National Day of Service ...

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The Affordable Care Act is working for Louisiana

Sep 4, 2013 1 Comment ›› atuozzolo

Many Louisianians are already reaping the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, whether it’s seniors saving money on their prescriptions, young adults who are able to stay on their parents’ insurance plans or families who’ve gotten rebates on their insurance premiums. Click here to find out more about the benefits Louisiana is receiving through the Affordable ...

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Eight Years Later: Much Done, Much To Do

Aug 29, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

August 29th will always be a solemn day along the Gulf Coast and especially here, in New Orleans. Thousands of people lost, billions of dollars of property smashed, and countless lives torn asunder never to be the same; the winds and rain and floods did not just wreak physical havoc. Those destructive forces also brought waves ...

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New Orleanians Name Peterson Best Member of the LA Legislature

Aug 25, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

A big and sincere THANK YOU to Gambit readers for voting for TeamKCP as the best Legislator of 2013. We also want to recognize the runners-up, all of whom represent House districts inside of Senate District 5! Congrats to Reps. Walt Leger, Neil Abramson and Helena Moreno. New Orleans is lucky to have such a strong group of public servants fighting ...

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Data Matters: The New Orleans Index at 8

Aug 19, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Since the floods after Katrina, New Orleans has undergone remarkable changes that will continue to impact our city for generations to come. Measuring this change with well-sourced statistics gives our community a more precise and objective understanding of how far we've come -- and how far we have to go. The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center compiles and ...

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Building on Housing Market Momentum

Aug 11, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

New Orleans isn't the only city experiencing a housing market boom. The rest of America's housing market is coming alive and President Obama has a plan to increase that momentum. President Obama has a plan to build on the progress we've already made so that owning a home is a symbol of responsibility and a source ...

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Voting Rights Matter: The Fight Continues Today

Aug 6, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Learn more about "Voting Rights Matter," a site created by the DNC to continue the fight for the right to vote. In light of the recent SCOTUS opinion on the VRA, we must stay vigilant to preserve our most sacred rights: "As Republicans work to limit voting rights, Democrats are fighting back: While the Supreme Court struck ...

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Join Us On August 7th, 2013 for A Special Event

Jul 18, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Please join us at Calcasieu on August 7th, 2013 for a special event in support of the Karen Carter Peterson Campaign Fund. The event begins at 6pm and takes place in Cochon's upstairs event room, Calcasieu. Light hor d'oeuvres from Cochon will be available and drinks will be provided. Contribute here today! Click below to RSVP or see a ...

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Two Louisiana Masters Honored By White House

Jul 9, 2013 No Comments ›› atuozzolo

Louisiana is the home to some of this nation's most unique cultural treasures. In so many traditions, including music, food, the visual arts and the written word, Louisiana is responsible for an incredible richness of productivity and inspiration. This month, two Louisiana cultural masters will be honored by President Obama for their contributions to America. Mr. Allen Toussaint, ...

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