I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (July 11, 2017)

1. THREE HEALTH CARE PROTESTERSARRESTED AT CASSIDY OFFICEAs part of a national demonstration urging U.S. senators to vote against repeal of the Affordable Care Act, three people were arrested July 6 while inside the Causeway Boulevard building that houses U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy's Metairie office.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (July 4, 2017)

1. TRUMP ASKING STATES TO TURN OVER VOTER DATALouisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler's office received a letter June 28 from President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity asking for voter names, addresses, party affiliation, dates of birth, the last four digits of Social Security numbers, and voter history since 2006 — all to be made available to the public.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (June 27, 2017)

1. CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS REJECTS TRUMP'S REQUEST FOR MEETINGThe Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), a group of 49 lawmakers led by New Orleans U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, last week formally rejected a 12-day-old meeting request from President Donald Trump.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (June 20, 2017)

1. U2 RETURNS TO THE DOMEU2 will expand its 2017 world tour to include a show in New Orleans in September — the band's first performance in the city in more than a decade.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (June 13, 2017)

1. Lege session ends in chaos; new session underwayState lawmakers failed to meet the June 8 deadline for adopting an operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and now they are meeting in a special session that will only deepen the state's fiscal hole.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 30, 2017)

1. MINIMUM WAGE BILL KILLED IN STATE SENATE COMMITTEEThe state Senate Finance Committee, buttressed by warnings that any mandated increase in the state minimum wage could cost jobs, killed a bill last week that would have raised the state's minimum wage from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8 in 2018, and to $8.50 in 2019.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 23, 2017)

1. MINIMUM WAGE, BILL MOVEs TO STATE SENATE FOR DEBATEThe Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations Wednesday favorably moved a bill by Sen. Troy Carter, D-New Orleans to increase the state's minimum wage to $8.50 an hour by 2019.

American Craft Beer Week returns to New Orleans May 15-21

New beers and events at local breweries and more
New Orleans' beer scene has changed a lot in one year. When last year's American Craft Beer Week began, Urban South Brewery had just opened (March 2016), making it the third production brewery and sixth brewery (including brewpubs Crescent City Brewhouse and Gordon Biersch and microbrewery Courtyard Brewery) in the city.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 9, 2017)

1. SKIRMISH AT JEFFERSON DAVIS MONUMENT ON MAY DAYFive people were arrested May 1 when the self-proclaimed "monument defenders" who had been camped out in front of the Jefferson Davis statue in Mid-City were met by dozens of counterprotesters, who favored removing the monument.

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