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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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February 26, 2015

Mayor Responds to 'Startling' Child Poverty Report

Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to a report released by The Data Center that found 39 percent of children in New Orleans are living in poverty, depriving them of healthy brain development and causing lifelong learning difficulties in many cases. He said he will use the report to issue a clarion call to reduce child poverty in New Orleans.

February 25, 2015

City Activates Freeze Plan for Homeless

NEW ORLEANS — The City is activating its Citywide Freeze Plan (CFP) overnight on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, as the National Weather Service forecasts the temperature or wind chill to fall below the plan’s activation threshold of 35 degrees. The City's freeze plan will be in effect to provide temporary shelter for homeless residents.

February 24, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Welcomes Viking Cruises to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen selected New Orleans as the homeport for the company’s first North American river cruise itineraries. The Mississippi River cruises will operate from docking facilities near the French Quarter in New Orleans. Viking’s new service will create 416 new direct jobs for Louisiana-based operations and vessel crews, with an average salary of $40,000, plus benefits.

February 16, 2015

City Hall to Close Early Today


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