New Orleans Events – Thursday, Dec. 1
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Dec. 1.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Louisiana Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment meeting, 9:00 a.m.
Location: Louisiana State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy join Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions members to praise the House passage of the bipartisan Mental Health Reform Act, and urge the Senate 'to take swift action to pass the bill,' 9:45 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Louisiana Tech University, Davison Athletic Center, 1454 West Alabama, Ruston, LA.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Forum for Equality Co-Hosts White House World AIDS Day LGBT Summit in New Orleans, 11:00 a.m. The forum provides an opportunity to highlight federal services available to the LGBT community, lift up the work of local LGBT activists and allies, and create a networking forum for advocates to connect and discuss ideas.
Location: Tulane University, Lavin-Bernick Center, 201 Boggs St., New Orleans.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Deep South Center for Environmental Justice forum on the 'Future of Energy in New Orleans', to engage more residents in decision-making on energy issues facing the city, 6:00 p.m. Speakers include Councilmember-At-Large Jason Rogers Williams.
Location: Dillard University Cook Theater, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.
Thursday, Dec. 1 – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards travels to Washington, DC to meet the entire Louisiana congressional delegation to discuss the state’s flood relief package. In addition Edwards meets with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers, as well as Senate Appropriations Committee leaders to ask for additional assistance.