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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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December 14, 2015

Dr. Takeisha Davis Named CEO of New Orleans East Hospital

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Orleans Parish Hospital Service District A and LCMC Health announced that Takeisha Davis, MD, MPH, will serve as the new Chief Executive Officer of the New Orleans East Hospital.  Dr. Davis has spent the last ten years at the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals where she currently serves as the Director of the Center for Community and Preventive Health, Medical Director and Assistant State Health Officer for the Office of Public Health. 

December 14, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Announce New CEO of New Orleans East Hospital

NEW ORLEANS —Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Orleans Parish Hospital Service District “A” (HSD) and LCMC Health will announce the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the New Orleans East Hospital (NOEH). The $130 million, 80-bed hospital opened for service in July of 2014, providing primary and pediatric care, pharmacy services and surgical services to residents of New Orleans East, Gentilly and the Lower Ninth Ward.

December 11, 2015

Mayor Landrieu and Wells Fargo Host the Fifth STRIVE NOLA Graduation

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu along with Wells Fargo hosted the fifth STRIVE New Orleans (STRIVE NOLA) graduation ceremony. Launched in March 2015, STRIVE NOLA seeks to connect disadvantaged jobseekers to employment opportunities through anchor institutions by providing workforce case management, foundational skills training and supportive services. 

 

December 11, 2015

Mazant Street Ramp Entrance to Crescent Park Closed Dec. 14 - 21

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City announced that the Mazant Street Ramp entrance to Crescent Park will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, through Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Crescent Park shares the entrance with the Port of New Orleans. The roadway project will improve access to the U.S. Maritime Administration facility at Poland Avenue.

December 10, 2015

Statement from Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Restore Projects for Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on yesterday’s vote by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million.

December 10, 2015

Mayor Landrieu, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate Announce Final $2 Billion Settlement for Hurricane Katrina-Related Damage to New Orleans' Roads and Subsurface Infrastructure

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to announce a final settlement of $2 billion for Hurricane Katrina-related damage to New Orleans’ roadways and subsurface infrastructure, including water, sewer and drainage pipes. The settlement of $1.2 billion in previously unobligated recovery funds brings total to over $2 billion secured under the Landrieu Administration for roads and subsurface infrastructure.

December 09, 2015

Mayor Landrieu, City Councilmembers Announce New NORD Commission Nominees

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans City Councilmembers and other city officials announced the five community leaders the Mayor nominated to serve on the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC), which provides governance over the recreation functions of the City. 

December 09, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Announce New NORDC Nominees

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City Councilmembers and other city officials will announce the new community leaders the Mayor is nominating to serve on the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC), which provides governance over the recreation functions of the City. 

December 08, 2015

Statement from Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Donald Trump's Recent Remarks About Muslims

NEW ORLEANS – Today, New Orleans Mayor issued the following statement on Donald Trump’s recent remarks about Muslims.

Statement from Mayor Landrieu:

“Donald Trump’s comments about Muslims are absolutely disgraceful. As Americans we must reject his poisonous rhetoric, which is reminiscent of David Duke’s racism. Millions of loyal Muslim Americans should not be maligned by the outrageous actions of a few. 

December 08, 2015

New Orleans Accepts White House Healthy Communities Challenge

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced today that the City of New Orleans accepted the White House’s Healthy Communities Challenge as part of a national effort to promote enrollment in insurance through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace (the Marketplace). 

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