[StBernard] Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco's Week in Review: July 23-27

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Fri Jul 27 22:02:37 EDT 2007

Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco's Week in Review: July 23-27


Governor Blanco, Health Care and Community Leaders urge VA to move forward on New Orleans hospital
Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, along with health care and community leaders, sent a letter today to US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary James Nicholson, urging him to move forward on plans for a teaching and research hospital with Louisiana State University in downtown New Orleans. The Governor and all of the signatories are sending this letter in anticipation of an imminent decision by the Veterans Administration relative to the location of their new hospital.
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Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco announces plans for Louisiana Internati! onal Speedway
Today Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, in conjunction with Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and sports developer Jerry Lowrie, announced plans for a $100 million multi-purpose motor sports racing facility to be built in Tangipahoa Parish near Kentwood, La. Dubbed Louisiana International Speedway (LIS), the project is expected to generate between 600 and 800 jobs and break ground this summer.
Read More <http://www.gov.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&catID=1&articleID=3102&navID=3>

Governor Blanco signs historic legislative package investing in Louisiana's children
Joined by students and their parents, advocates and legislative leaders at a Baton Rouge early learning center, Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco today ceremonially signed a package of bills aimed at strengthening Louisiana's most precious resource, its children.
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LOUISIANA NAMED STATE OF THE YEAR BY SITE SELECTION PUBLICATION; Louisiana Tops Southern Business & Development's Top 100 List
Billions in economic development announcements in 2006 and big strides in recovery efforts helped to earn Louisiana the distinction of "State of the Year," according to Southern Business & Development magazine.
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* Executive Order No. KBB 2007-16: for bond allocation in DeSoto Parish.

Read More: <http://www.gov.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=newsroom&tmp=detail&articleID=3094>

* Proclamation No. 58 KBB 2007 - 2007 Special Election-Fifth Judicial District Court
* Proclamation No. 59 KBB 2007 - 2007 Special Election-Orleans Parish
* Proclamation No. 60 KBB 2007 - 2007 Special Election-Parish of Assumption

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Economic Development - A Mission to Move Louisiana Forward
Louisiana is moving forward, positioning itself on a global stage for new and exciting economic opportunities. The world continues its watchful eye on our state, rooting us on to recovery.
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