These cuts would be counterproductive to the short and long-term interests of our country, thwarting our safety and security, our innovation and growth -- the very goals the U.S. must achieve to remain strong and competitive.
On the eve of Hurricane Katrina's 7th anniversary in New Orleans, students found themselves anxiously awaiting Hurricane Isaac's arrival. Only time could tell if Katrina's destructions would be mirrored or forgotten.
As freshmen walk out of the dorms they've freshly decorated and into their first university classes, enjoying their newly-found freedom, they are aware that their first week in school might be a different but not unique one.
A number of Louisianans attended, and the theme of resilience or withstanding adversity didn't sit well with some of them, who said the state had suffered unnecessarily from oil-and-gas greed and the mistakes of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. What exactly upset attendees from Louisiana?
Unless they're recycled or sent to landfill, plastic bags slowly degrade outdoors, often reaching the ocean and interfering with life there. So how are local stores and shoppers dealing with grocery bags today?
At Grow Dat, we are in the business of giving young adults a chance: a chance to be employees at a job that supports their personal growth, and a chance to grow and eat food many of them can't even find in their neighborhood.
Congressional delegates from Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states hope the bipartisan RESTORE Act will be passed soon and before a possible BP settlement with the feds so that BP fines go to coastal states and not Washington's coffers.
City Park in New Orleans has mostly recovered from Katrina's wrath in 2005, and is building attractions to generate greens fees, entry tickets, concession sales, catering and equipment rentals to cover its operating expenses.
Last summer, biologists and chemists whipped through Gulf waters collecting samples to gauge impacts from BP's spill. Analyzing some of those samples is stalled, however, until BP releases more research funds.