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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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January 25, 2017

Mayor Landrieu to Issue Executive Order to Address Equal Pay for Women

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, joined by elected officials and pay equity advocates, will sign an executive order to aimed at bringing the City of New Orleans closer to equal pay for women. The executive order will ban questions about salary history during the application and interview processes for City positions and request that the Civil Service Commission conduct a pay disparity study among City employees.

January 24, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Celebrates Impact of 2016 Wisner Donation Grant Recipients

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu celebrated the 2016 Edward Wisner Donation grant recipients.   

January 24, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Robért Fresh Market to Announce Beginning of Construction on Marigny/Bywater Grocery Store

NEW ORLEANS – TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials and representatives from Robért Fresh Market will announce the start of construction on the long-vacant site of the Marigny/Bywater grocery store, made possible with assistance from the Mayor's Fresh Food Retailers Initiative. 

January 23, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, Governor Edwards Announce 2017 Public Safety Investments

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Governor John Bel Edwards, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmondson, and FBI Agent in Charge Jeff Sallet to introduce a nearly $40 million package of public safety and homeland security investments that will help fight crime. The package of new citywide technology investments, new police cars for added visibility and new ABO regulations will enhance security in hot spots throughout the city.

January 23, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, Governor Edwards to Announce Citywide Public Safety Investments

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, Mayor Landrieu will join Governor John Bel Edwards and public safety officials to announce a plan for citywide public safety investments.

January 20, 2017

Mayor Landrieu to Highlight Local Organizations Who Received Wisner Donation Funds

NEW ORLEANS—On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will highlight the 68 non-profit and community organizations who were awarded grants from the Edward Wisner Donation Fund in 2016, which supports local needs in the areas of beautification, education, recreation or human services. The celebration will recognize the work Wisner Donation recipients are doing to support music, the arts, job creation and affordable housing development. 

January 19, 2017

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Planned Marches

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued reminders in advance of anticipated marches taking place Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21. The City encourages the public to be prepared for heavy pedestrian traffic in the specified areas.

January 18, 2017

NORDC Kicks Off 2017 Spring Programming

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) announces its programming and registration for spring 2017. Spring programming runs through May 19. NORDC will facilitate various programs and classes throughout the city for youth, teens and seniors.  NORDC spring programming includes indoor aquatics, fitness classes, soccer, basketball, baseball and softball, piano, visual arts, choir, and dance.

January 18, 2017

City Announces 2017 Mardi Gras Clean-Up Operations Job Fair

NEW ORLEANSToday, the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation and JOB1 announced the 2017 Mardi Gras Clean-Up Operations Job Fair to recruit 150 temporary employees during the upcoming Mardi Gras season. The job fair will take place on Friday, Jan. 20th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the second floor of the JOB1 Business and Career Solutions Center located at 3400 Tulane Ave.

January 18, 2017

Mayor, City Officials Urge Congress to Block Repeal of Affordable Care Act

NEW ORLEANS—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City Councilmembers sent a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Hon. Paul Ryan and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Hon. Mitch McConnell urging Congress to work to block any repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a better alternative planned. At least one in five Louisiana residents rely on the ACA for coverage.

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