New Orleans Events – Tuesday, April 7
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, April 7.
STATE BUDGET — House Committee on Appropriations meets, 9:00 a.m. State Capitol, Committee Room 5.
DHH – LAB OPENING — The state Department of Health and Hospitals is scheduled to host a ceremony marking the opening of a new public health laboratory and will give media a tour, 10:00 a.m. Location: 1209 Leesville Ave., Baton Rouge.
DARDENNE – GOVERNOR — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne launches his campaign to become Louisiana's next governor.
— 10:30 a.m. Location: Parc England Hotel Bistro on the Bayou, 1321 Chappie James Avenue, Alexandria
— 3:00 p.m. Location: SOWELA Technical and Community College, 3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles.
OYSTER TASK FORCE — The Louisiana Oyster Task Force's Legislative Committee meets, 11:00 a.m. Location: UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Dr., Suite 210, New Orleans.
OYSTER TASK FORCE — The full Louisiana Oyster Task Force meets, 1:00 p.m. Location: UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Dr., Suite 210, New Orleans.
VITTER – LEADERSHIP FORUM — U.S. Sen. David Vitter hosts a leadership forum on making government customer-focused through streamlining and e-commerce, 1:30 p.m. Location: Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge.
ZEPHYRS MEDIA DAY — The New Orleans Zephyrs holds its media day and practice, 2:00 p.m. Location: Zephyr Field (enter through Coors Light Party Shack, down the right field line), Metairie.
NEW ORLEANS POLICE AWARDS — New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and others recognize dozens of officers for their outstanding work in the line of duty, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sheraton New Orleans, Waterbury Ballroom, 2nd Floor, New Orleans.