New Orleans Events – Wednesday, September 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hears arguments in 'Monumental Task Committee, Inc., Et Al., Appellants vs. Anthony R. Foxx, Etc., Et Al.' – a case regarding whether or not New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments to Gens. Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and a statue honoring whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, 9:00 a.m. The New Orleans City Council voted in December 2015 to remove the monuments, but the decision was quickly challenged in the courts. Case no. 16-30107
Location: Rm 223, John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Bldg., 600 Camp St., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards delivers remarks at Restore Louisiana Task Force meeting, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Louisiana State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Louisiana Superintendent John White hosts media briefing to discuss the release of Louisiana's Every Student Succeeds Act draft framework, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Louisiana Department of Education, 1201 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Louisiana State Sens. Wesley Bishop and Joseph Bouie host Shelter at Home Contractor Job Fair, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Southern University at New Orleans, Conference Center, 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees hold public meeting, presenting an update on their work since the historic settlement with BP and describing current and future restoration planning activities and opportunities for public engagement, 6:30 p.m. The meeting also serves as the first annual meeting of the Trustee Council and the Region-wide Trustee Implementation Group.
Location: Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel, 817 Common St., New Orleans.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Jefferson Parish Democratic Executive Committee honors Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards at the 2016 Blue Horizon Award, 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Four Columns, 3711 West Bank Expressway, Harvey, LA.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Thursday, Sep. 29 – Keep Louisiana Beautiful 2016 conference. Attendees include industry experts, affiliate leaders, civic officials, local partners and environmental enthusiasts from across the Gulf Coast.
Location: Galvez Building Conference Center, 602 N. 5th St., Baton Rouge, LA.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Friday, Sep. 30 – American Telemedicine Association Fall Forum.
Location: Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans.
Wednesday, Sep. 28 – Saturday, Oct. 1 – The Fetus and Newborn Conference.
Location: Hilton Riverside New Orleans.