New Orleans Events – Wednesday, February 24, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, February 24, 2016.



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Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board Meeting, with agenda including: Lake Pontchartrain Surge Barrier Candidate Project; Approval of the FY 2017 Annual Plan; Resolution Urging Congress to Maintain the OCS Revenue Sharing Arrangements Passed under the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act of 2006; State of Louisiana U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development National Disaster Resiliency Grant Award Update; Update on Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program Update; Update on Oil Spill/NRDA/RESTORE; and Oil Spill/NRDA/Response/RESTORE Act Public Comment Period, 9:30 a.m.

Location: LaSalle Bldg., 617 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.

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Wednesday, Feb. 24 – New Orleans City Council Special Committee for Youth Services and Empowerment meet for the first time discussing The Child Poverty Brief and The New Orleans Youth Index and Opportunity Youth Data Sharing Pilot, 10:00 a.m.

Location: City Hall, New Orleans.

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Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Transportation Security Administration Public Affairs Manager Sari Koshetz participates in media availability with canine teams from several agencies as they partner in an exhibition and competition, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Louise Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 900 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announce a major expansion of its College Readiness Program in Louisiana, with support from ExxonMobil. Scheduled speakers include Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, State Superintendent of Education John White, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Manager Mark Northcutt and NMSI CEO Matthew Randazzo, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Baton Rouge Magnet High School, 2825 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – New Orleans Criminal Justice Committee meeting discussing a draft resolution on youth transfer asking the District Attorney to screen the youth he seeks to transfer to adult court and report to the Council on data regarding these transfers rather than transferring them all by default, 2:00 p.m.

Location: City Council Chambers, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Louisiana Senate Revenue And Fiscal Affairs Committee Hearing, 3:00 p.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich campaigns in Mississippi, where he holds a town hall at Cafe Climb, 1316 30th Ave., Gulfport, MS, 11:00 a.m., before traveling to Louisiana to hold a town hall at Veterans Memorial Square, Veterans Blvd. and Causeway Blvd., in Metairie, LA, 4:00 p.m.

Location: Metairie, LA


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries gather comments on the proposed 2016-18 resident game hunting season dates, 2016-17 waterfowl and migratory bird hunting season dates, 2016-17 wildlife management areas (WMA) general rules and regulation changes and the 2017 wild turkey seasons and hunting areas, 6:00 p.m.

Location: Louisiana Ecological Services Field Office, 646 Cajundome Blvd., Lake Charles, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Friday, Feb. 26 – SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control

Location: Lafayette Hilton, Lafayette, LA.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 – Friday, Feb. 26 – ProSales 100 Conference

Location: Sheraton, New Orleans, LA.



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