New Orleans Events – Thursday, September 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, September 8, 2016.



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Thursday, Sep. 8 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is in Washington, DC, where he’ll meets with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro to discuss temporary and long-term housing recovery efforts following the recent floods in Louisiana that left over 26 parishes with substantial damage to homes, infrastructure and businesses. Also today, he meets with House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, and Democratic Reps. Maxine Waters, Nita Lowey, and Cedric Richmond to discuss flood relief funding and the importance of a federal aid package.


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Thursday, Sep. 8 – Louisiana Senate Select Committee on Homeland Security meeting, 9:30 a.m.

Location: Sate Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.

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Thursday, Sep. 8 – Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards joins Cheniere Energy to present Louisiana School Boards Association with a donation to their 'Fund for Restoring Schools' program, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Governor’s Mansion, 1001 Capitol Access Rd., Baton Rouge, LA.


Thursday, Sep. 8 – Tulane Health System host ribbon cutting ceremony for Grace Anne Dorney Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tulane Medical Center, 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans.


Thursday, Sep. 8 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hold public meeting on the proposed reef site located in Lake Pontchartrain, 6:30 p.m.

Location: East Bank Regional Library , 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA.



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