September 30, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA — Today, LED Secretary Stephen Moret and Renaissance RX founder and CEO Tarun Jolly announced the biomedical company will create at least 425 new direct jobs and make an $8 million capital investment in a new headquarters location in the Central Business District of New Orleans. Founded in 2012 with five employees at the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Renaissance RX has experienced rapid growth.
September 26, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announced that the Stallings Gentilly Pool at 1600 Gentilly Blvd. will remain open daily until Friday, October 10, 2014.
September 26, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans provided updates on ongoing blight reduction and local hiring efforts with the expansion of the Lot Maintenance Initiative. Launched in August 2014, this initiative is a pro-active, place-based response to remediate overgrown and trashed lots from privately-owned properties.
September 19, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, at the City Council’s Budget, Audit & Review Committee, Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration announced plans for new revenue the City is receiving as a result of new retail expansions secured by the Landrieu Administration, as well as the City’s more aggressive collection efforts.
September 17, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join over 20 river mayors as part of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI) to announce new efforts to improve the health and sustainability of the Mississippi River and its communities. The mayors will unveil the Mississippi River Sustainability Development Fund that will provide grants to support startup costs associated with sustainable waterfront development.
September 15, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA– In remembrance of Tommy Boggs, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement:
September 12, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA— Due to inclement weather, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission’s (NORDC) Movies in the Park program originally scheduled for tonight at Stallings Gentilly Playground located at 2700 Laperyouse St. has been cancelled.
September 11, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of Tulane University’s football game at Yulman Stadium on Tulane University’s main campus scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
September 10, 2014
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans announced that it is aware of the slightly unusual odor present in the city’s drinking water. Water quality testing performed by its laboratory indicates that the drinking water is safe to drink and that it meets or exceeds all EPA and LA-DHH water quality requirements.
September 09, 2014
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NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced a new comprehensive strategy to connect disadvantaged job seekers and businesses to new opportunities. Spearheaded by the Mayor, the Economic Opportunity Strategy seeks to introduce a new way of connecting all New Orleanians to the city’s economic growth through partnerships with local training providers, social service agencies, and community advocates.