New Orleans Events – Thursday, Feb. 19
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 19.
TAX TIPS — The state Department of Insurance and state Department of Revenue discuss property insurance tax rebates, 10:00 a.m. Location: Department of Insurance, Poydras Building, Plaza Hearing Room, 1702 N. Third St., Baton Rouge.
OIL & GAS – STATE OF THE INDUSTRY — The Louisiana Oil & Gas Association will hold its annual State of the Industry speaking tour featuring President Don Briggs. He will discuss the impact that the drop in oil prices could have on Louisiana and the workforce, 11:00 a.m. Location: The Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 142 Library Dr., Houma.
SOUTHERN U – JEREMIAH WRIGHT — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, former spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, will speak at Southern University, 11:30 a.m. Location: Southern University, Cotillion Ballroom, Baton Rouge.
VITTER – EDUCATION/WORKFORCE HEARING — U.S. Sen. David Vitter holds a hearing on education and the workforce. U.S. Rep. John Fleming to participate, 11:30 a.m. Location: Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Rd., Shreveport.
BOSSIER CITY – TOWN HALL — Bossier City hosts a town hall meeting to discuss policing issues. Participants to include police chiefs of Shreveport, Bossier City, Caddo and Bossier parish sheriffs and others, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., followed by a symposium on human trafficking. Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 2015 Old Minden Rd., Bossier City.