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Former Mayor Ray Nagin's office also tried but failed to breathe life into the site, which has been vacant since just before Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “We are not ready to make a recommendation,” Rebecca Conwell, Landrieu's senior adviser for economic development, told the development board Tuesday.
Mayor-Elect LaToya Cantrell, left, moves to hug former Mayor Sidney Barthelemy, third from left, with Mayor Mitch Landrieu, second from left, and former Mayor Moon Landrieu, right, after the Renwick Lecture, put on by Loyola University's Institute of Politics, at Loyola University in New Orleans, La., ...

Marc Morial, mayor from 1994 to 2002 and now president of the National Urban League, had to cancel his appearance; DuBos joked he was visiting former Mayor Ray Nagin, who is serving a sentence in a Texas federal prison. Cantrell said the best piece of advice she's gotten since winning the election ...
Loyola University's Institute for Politics and the Norman C. Francis Leadership Institute will gather all five living, non-incarcerated mayors (sorry, Ray Nagin) on one stage Thursday night (April 5) for this year's annual Ed Renwick Lecture. The dean of the group, Moon Landrieu, will join his outgoing mayor ...
In 2006, the first mayoral election after Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu lost to Ray Nagin after Nagin won black people who feared a loss of black political strength. "Ray Nagin beat me at his weakest moment!" Landrieu said Friday, explaining that he never intended to run for mayor. Addressing his loss to Nagin ...
In 2006, the first mayoral election after Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu lost to Ray Nagin after Nagin won black people who feared a loss of black political strength. "Ray Nagin beat me at his weakest moment!" Landrieu said Friday, explaining that he never intended to run for mayor. Addressing his loss to Nagin ...

The fight between the district and the city apparently goes back to Mayor Ray Nagin's administration, which apparently asked the development district if it could withhold some of the district's tax money to pay off a settlement reached in a pension fund lawsuit. The district's attorney at the time, William Aaron, ...
Hilary Fussell Sisco, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication at Quinnipiac University, cited the careers of leaders like former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans, whose responses to crises shaped their reputations ...
(Photo: Chris Matthews shakes hands with Mitch Landrieu at Mayoral Debate against C. Ray Nagin, 2006, Adobe Photos). When Jeff Crouere, radio talk show host for WGSO 990 AM, asked me during one of my Tuesday morning appearances last year during the middle of the Confederate statue debate, ...
Cummings has been the driving force behind several complexes in recent years that tower over the riverfront and over Crescent Park, an amenity he spearheaded for former Mayor Ray Nagin's administration after Hurricane Katrina. Those projects have frequently resulted in clashes with residents and ...
Graham told a few well-received jokes and spoke admiringly of Mayor Ray Nagin and the Herculean task of recovery facing him. "How do you eat an elephant?" he advised Nagin. "One bite at a time. It's the only way." Luter cherishes the memory of Graham's 2006 visit but his favorite encounter with Graham ...
Advocate Staff Photo by Travis Spradling -- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin struggles to keep his balance, after wading into a field of debris and pulling out the family Bible of Stella Chambers, 85, at the site where her FEMA trailer struck her house, which she was inside, during Tuesday morning's tornado in ...
Muses' tricentennial float, the "Persistence of New Orleans," replaced Dali's iconic melting clock with a fluid water meter cover, the most visible element in a montage of everything the city has survived in its 300 years (yellow fever, FEMA, BP, Ray Nagin, and so forth). Then there was the "Great Wave off ...
When then-Mayor Ray Nagin's recovery commission put forth a recovery plan that included not rebuilding Broadmoor and many other predominantly black neighborhoods, but instead turning them into parks, Cantrell and other leaders of the community fought back to make sure those neighborhoods would ...
Roberts said she wanted to leave, but her car was stolen a week before then-mayor Ray Nagin called for a mandatory evacuation, stranding her with no way out of the city. Forced to stay, Roberts documented their horrific experience on her Sony Hi8 Camcorder. Several days after the storm, Roberts and ...
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday filed a 48-page retort to Ray Nagin's latest bid to vacate his conviction and 10-year prison sentence, arguing that the former New Orleans mayor has miscast or wildly stretched a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that tightened the definition of political bribery. Nagin, who ...
The duties of a “cultural ambassador” are hard to define, but presumably Irvin Mayfield, when then-Mayor Ray Nagin gave him that title in 2003, was thought to embody the spirit of New Orleans. In the immediate aftermath of Katrina two years later, wild and often preposterous reports of looting and thuggery ...

Acting as his own attorney, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin filed a new motion this week asking a federal judge to overturn his conviction on 20 counts related to allegations that he traded his political influence for bribes from city contractors. Nagin's motion, typed at a federal prison camp in ...
12, 2014, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty of 20 counts of federal corruption charges for illegal dealings with city vendors -- specifically, for accepting bribes in return for favorable treatment -- and for filing false income-tax returns. Nagin, who had served two terms as mayor, was the ...
In a white shirt and shackles, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrived at the Hale Boggs Federal Court building on Poydras Street on Thursday morning (May 11) to be deposed in a legal battle between two rival southeast Louisiana landfill companies. Nagin's trip to New Orleans from federal prison, ...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is getting a break from his corruption sentence in federal prison this week, although not the permanent kind he likely would prefer. Nagin is to be deposed Thursday (May 11) at the Hale Boggs Federal Court Building in downtown New Orleans as part of a resurfaced ...
And Ray Nagin, now serving time in federal prison on corruption charges, wasn't at the event for obvious reasons. The tone was set early on when moderator Clancy DuBos asked about the best advice each of them had received before taking office. Both Landrieus and Barthelemy responded that they had ...
... Mayor Sidney Barthelemy (1986-1994), Mayor Mitch Landrieu (2008-2016) and Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell (Marc Morial, mayor from 1994 to 2002 and now president of the National Urban League, had to cancel his appearance; DuBos joked he was visiting former Mayor Ray Nagin, who is serving a ...
He led in the primary but lost a runoff to Kimberly Williamson Butler, the former chief administrative officer under Mayor Ray Nagin. After Hurricane Katrina devastated the 9th Ward and Jackson's home, he spent two days in the Morial Convention Center with relatives before making his way to the West Bank ...
Five years ago: Former Democratic New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted on charges that he used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. (Nagin was found guilty of ...
After all, the previous high-profile New Orleans figure to pick up and move to Dallas was former Mayor Ray Nagin, whom -- now in the middle of a 10-year hitch in the federal pen on fraud, bribery and other charges -- many view as the personification of civic betrayal. At the time Payton moved his family, ...
... looks at the good and learns from the bad," Turlich added. Despite his long career in parish law enforcement, Hingle may be remembered most for the money he took from businessman Aaron Bennett, who was also caught up in federal prosecutors' case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday filed a 48-page retort to Ray Nagin's latest bid to vacate his conviction and 10-year prison sentence, arguing that the former New Orleans mayor has miscast or wildly stretched a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that tightened the definition of political bribery. Nagin, who ...
There's a good chance that your thoughts about Irvin Mayfield mirror your thoughts about Ray Nagin, Oliver Thomas and William Jefferson. When those three men got in trouble with the feds, my reaction was the same each time: But you started with so little and had acquired so much. With all your talent and ...
Acting as his own attorney, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin filed a new motion this week asking a federal judge to overturn his conviction on 20 counts related to allegations that he traded his political influence for bribes from city contractors. Nagin's motion, typed at a federal prison camp in ...
Locally, Huey Long might have been good for laughs and so too Edwin Edwards. In the post-Katrina era Ray Nagin was easy to pick on before going to jail. (Conversely Bobby Jindal was never funny and John Bel Edwards is too straight.) But Trump is both a grub and Beelzebub wearing a radiant crown of ...
A former New Orleans mayor, Ray Nagin, continues to serve time in federal prison after being convicted on corruption charges. "It's always a concern, because as New Orleans voters know and as voters in Louisiana know, we've had a bad reputation nationally as far as corruption, as far as basically the ...
A civil lawsuit over post-Hurricane Katrina trash disposal involving former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and others has been settled. The confidential settlement reached last week avoided a trial set for Monday (Dec. 4). It involved claims by Waste Management of Louisiana that River Birch -- owned by ...
A civil lawsuit over post-Hurricane Katrina trash disposal involving former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and others has been settled. The confidential settlement, recorded in court documents filed late last week, avoided a trial that had been set for Monday. The lawsuit involved claims by Waste ...
Waste Management built on that implicit premise, saying in its 2011 suit that bundles of "straw" contributions to then-Mayor Ray Nagin and then-Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard, in particular, were difference-makers for River Birch. Both Nagin and Broussard went to prison on unrelated ...
But others point out that either woman is likely to face an uphill battle due to her race and gender, especially in a city plagued by years of scandal under former Mayor Ray Nagin, natural disasters, still grappling — alongside the rest of the country — with its history of slavery and racial inequality.
The home was owned by former Mayor C. Ray Nagin from 1998 until 2012. Ledner also designed a home on the island for Leonie Galatoire, who had spent years gathering architectural elements, including windows from a convent, remnants from the home of Archbishop John Shaw, pieces of Whitney Bank ...
A private anniversary dinner, billed to the city because people might want to interrupt Mayor Ray Nagin and his wife at a restaurant. Yes, the above examples are from a decade ago and not from today's headlines. The disgraced ex-mayor is not the only public official who has lived large on the taxpayer, ...
Acting as his own attorney, former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin filed a new motion this week asking a federal judge to overturn his conviction on 20 counts related to allegations that he traded his political influence for bribes from city contractors. Nagin's motion, typed at a federal prison camp in ...
Torres today. On Thursday, Torres returns the favor and slams Charbonnet about her alleged connections to Ray Nagin Earlier that morning, ...
Sometime after Ray Nagin had won a second term as New Orleans mayor a black activist in New Orleans told columnist Deb Cotton that he ...
Said Torres, “Never once did I refer to Ray Nagin and any connection he may have had to Charbonnet, nor did I ever hint at any relationship ...
Then-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin pleaded with the government to send help in sometimes colorful terms, while Terry Ebbert, the city's ...
And former Mayor Ray Nagin in 2006 put him on the board of the S&WB. Vassel was close to Nagin. They were among the co-owners of a ...
He didn't hesitate to criticize what he viewed as a bad idea, often in colorful language. Ray Nagin, mayor of New Orleans at the time, called him ...
voters answered as follows: Mayor Marc Morial (43%), Mayor Ray Nagin (8%), Mayor Mitch Landrieu (29%). Voters did, however, split among ...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is getting a break from his corruption sentence in federal prison this week, although not the permanent kind he likely would prefer. Nagin is to be deposed Thursday (May 11) at the Hale Boggs Federal Court Building in downtown New Orleans as part of a resurfaced ...
... Monitor Susan Hutson is on medical leave, also cites various studies showing that the impact of a surveillance camera network on the crime rate is minimal at best, and it recounts the failures and corruption involved in an effort to set up crime cameras during former Mayor Ray Nagin's administration.
Four months after Hurricane Katrina devastated Broadmoor in 2005, a rebuilding commission set up by then-Mayor C. Ray Nagin warned ...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has asked a federal judge to throw out his corruption conviction, citing a recent Supreme Court decision ...


 

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