New Orleans Events – Wednesday, April 8

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, April 8.

 

HOUSING CORPORATION — The Louisiana Housing Corporation and its committees will meet.

 

— 8:45 a.m., Administrative Committee. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., Committee Room 1, Baton Rouge.

 

— 9:30 a.m., Assets and Investments Committee. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., Committee Room 2, Baton Rouge.

 

— 10:00 a.m., Single Family Committee. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., Committee Room 1, Baton Rouge.

 

— 10:30 a.m., Sustainable Housing Committee. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., Committee Room 2, Baton Rouge.

 

— 11:00 a.m., Multi-family Committee. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., V. Jean Butler Board Room, Baton Rouge.

 

— 12:00 p.m., Full board Meeting. Location: 2415 Quail Dr., V. Jean Butler Board Room, Baton Rouge.

 

STATE BUDGET — House Committee on Appropriations meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: State Capitol, Committee Room 5, Baton Rouge.

 

JEFFERSON PARISH – EVACUATION EXERCISE — The Jefferson Parish Department of Emergency Management and others will participate in a public-assisted evacuation exercise, 9:00 a.m. Location: Joseph S. Yenni Building, North Parking Lot, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson.

 

STATE TREASURER — State Treasurer John Kennedy will address the 70th annual Conference of the Louisiana Clerks of Court, 9:00 a.m. Location: Hilton Lafayette, 1521 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette.

 

VITTER – PRESS AVAILABILITY — U.S. Sen. David Vitter holds a press availability to announce his plans, if elected governor, to protect LSU Health Sciences Center from further cuts, 10:00 a.m. Location: LSU Health Sciences Center, south side, at Woodrow and Dowdell Streets, Shreveport.

 

NEW STADIUM — NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, the 9th Ward Field of Dreams Board of Directors, Orleans Parish School Board members and others unveil the newly renamed 9th Ward Field of Dreams Stadium, 10:30 a.m. Location: Construction Site, Almonaster Blvd., right off I-10 at the Louisa Exit 239B, next to Frederick Wilson Towing (4500 Almonaster Blvd.)

 

STUDENT AWARDS PROGRAM — Orleans Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis Jr. addresses more than 700 students slated to receive awards for exceptional scholarship, outstanding service and excellent leadership, 11:00 a.m. Location: SUNO Gymnasium, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans.

 

LABI – LEGISLATURE — The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber will discuss the 2015 legislative session, 11:30 a.m. Location: Juban's Restaurant, 3738 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge.

 

JEFFERSON PARISH-SHERIFF — Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand holds a press conference to discuss an officer-involved shooting that took place Monday in Harvey, 2:00 p.m. Location: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Media Center, 1233 Westbank Expressway, Harvey.

 

VITTER – GOVERNOR— U.S. Sen. David Vitter will hold a press conference to announce key endorsements, 2:30 p.m. Location: Hampton Inn, 601 Mane St., West Monroe.

 

DARDENNE – GOVERNOR — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne launches his campaign to become Louisiana's next governor, 3:00 p.m. Location: Cabildo, 2nd Floor Gallery, 701 Chartres St., New Orleans.

 

MORRELL – TOWN HALL — State Sen. JP Morrell holds a town hall meeting prior to the upcoming legislative session, 5:30 p.m. Location: St. Bernard Port, 100 Port Blvd., 2nd Floor, Chalmette.

 

LORUSSO – TOWN HALL — State Rep. Nick Lorusso holds a town hall meeting to discuss budget issues, 6:30 p.m. Location: Edward Hynes Charter School Gym, 990 Harrison Ave., New Orleans.

 

 

 

 

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