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The Advocate
Take a peek inside reopening of 1850 House Museum in French Quarterwith a unique window into who we were as a people at that time and how that ide
Take a peek inside reopening of 1850 House Museum in French Quarter
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
with a unique window into who we were as a people at that time and how that identity continues to shape us today,” Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said in an announcement of the reopening. The $30,000 in renovations, paid for by the Friends of the Cabildo... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lieutenant governor plans statewide tourism promotion tourBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is launching a statewide tour
Lieutenant governor plans statewide tourism promotion tour
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is launching a statewide tour next week to promote Louisiana's tourism efforts and to celebrate National Tourism Week. The Republican lieutenant governor, in office since January, will have multiple... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Museum set to re-open New Orleans' 1850 Housethe "1850 House" on St. Ann Street will re-open on May 3. The ribbon-cutting c
Museum set to re-open New Orleans' 1850 House
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
the "1850 House" on St. Ann Street will re-open on May 3. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will include remarks by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser. The 1850 House is part of the state's Lower Pontalba apartment building at Jackson Square. It has been... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS bills, good and bad, on the move -- but real life waits for no oneon the Appropriations Committee suggested taking money from tourism, and that d
TOPS bills, good and bad, on the move -- but real life waits for no one
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
on the Appropriations Committee suggested taking money from tourism, and that did not sit at all well with GOP Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, who is in charge of tourism and already is looking at budget cuts in his operations. Other “shifts” will be... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS bills are on the move, good and badon the Appropriations Committee suggested taking money from tourism, and that d
TOPS bills are on the move, good and bad
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
on the Appropriations Committee suggested taking money from tourism, and that did not sit at all well with GOP Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, who is in charge of tourism and already is looking at budget cuts in his operations. Other “shifts” will be... Read more
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The Advocate
Cuban photographer’s work to be on display during Festival International in Lafayettewith a reception that runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with finger food from Café Ha
Cuban photographer’s work to be on display during Festival International in Lafayette
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
with a reception that runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with finger food from Café Habana City and a visit by Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser. The gallery will remain open until 10 p.m. Thursday. On Friday, the exhibit is open to the public between... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Budget chairman: We will fund TOPS, cut elsewhereto the lieutenant governor's office as an agency that could possibly stand a bi
Budget chairman: We will fund TOPS, cut elsewhere
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
to the lieutenant governor's office as an agency that could possibly stand a bigger budget reduction, although Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and his Culture, Recreation and Tourism Secretary Robert Barham said the cuts already announce will result in... Read more
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The Advocate
4-H clubs honored at awards ceremonypresent an accounting of their achievements accumulated during the school year.
4-H clubs honored at awards ceremony
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
present an accounting of their achievements accumulated during the school year. Keynote speaker for the event was Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser. “If you have great passion in what you want to achieve in life, then you will achieve it,” Nungesser said... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Two Confederate-era monuments defaced in New Orleansof historical monuments throughout the state if it had passed. To the dismay o
Two Confederate-era monuments defaced in New Orleans
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
of historical monuments throughout the state if it had passed. To the dismay of monument supporters like Lt, Governor Billy Nungesser, former state Sen. Elbert Guillory and Jonathan Maki, a member of a group called Save Our Circle, Senate Bill... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parishsaid Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parish
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
said Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances from Gov. John Bel Edwards, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, state Superintendent of Education John White and a host of local legislative delegates and elected officials... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Seven more state parks saved from closure, including two on Northshoreis kind of frustrating for me especially someone who does love nature," said Be
Seven more state parks saved from closure, including two on Northshore
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
is kind of frustrating for me especially someone who does love nature," said Bernard. But Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser says his expected financial hit was cut in half by the administration last week, saving both parks, and five... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parishsaid Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parish
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
said Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances from Gov. John Bel Edwards, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, State Superintendent of Education John White and a host of local Legislative delegates and elected officials... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parishsaid Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parish
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
said Friday. The school district’s launch celebration Friday drew appearances from Gov. John Bel Edwards, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, State Superintendent of Education John White and a host of local Legislative delegates and elected officials... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parishwhile English language arts (reading, writing, and spelling) will be taught in
Gov. Edwards, other leaders celebrate launch of French immersion program at school in Pointe Coupee Parish
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
while English language arts (reading, writing, and spelling) will be taught in English. Gov. John Bel Edwards, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and State Superintendent of Education John White were among dignitaries on hand to celebrate the launch of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Nungesser: Tourism up in 2015, another record-breaking yearBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The number of tourists coming to Louisiana keeps going
Nungesser: Tourism up in 2015, another record-breaking year
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The number of tourists coming to Louisiana keeps going up. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says 28.9 million visitors came to Louisiana last year, up by 200,000 from 2014. He says it marked the fourth consecutive year of... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser goes rogue on wacky economic deal with Iraqforum between two candidates for lieutenant governor, incumbent Jay Dardenne, a
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser goes rogue on wacky economic deal with Iraq
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
forum between two candidates for lieutenant governor, incumbent Jay Dardenne, a tourism policy wonk, hammered challenger Billy Nungesser on his knowledge — or lack thereof — of the job he was seeking. As Nungesser cast himself as a plain-talking... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Mayor Mitch Landrieu's approval rating among white New Orleanians who oppose efforts to remove Confederate monumentsas defined in proposed law, may be removed, renamed, relocated, altered, rededi
Mayor Mitch Landrieu's approval rating among white New Orleanians who oppose efforts to remove Confederate monuments
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 20 days ago
as defined in proposed law, may be removed, renamed, relocated, altered, rededicated, or otherwise disturbed." Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser argued that removing similar monuments would negatively impact tourism, while others said the decision to... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser goes rogue on wacky economic dealforum between two candidates for lieutenant governor, incumbent Jay Dardenne, a
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser goes rogue on wacky economic deal
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
forum between two candidates for lieutenant governor, incumbent Jay Dardenne, a tourism policy wonk, hammered challenger Billy Nungesser on his knowledge — or lack thereof — of the job he was seeking. As Nungesser cast himself as a plain-talking... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
State Senate cmte. rejects monuments billtold the committee last week. “Should we close down their convent?” Also speak
State Senate cmte. rejects monuments bill
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
told the committee last week. “Should we close down their convent?” Also speaking in support of the bill was Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, who told the committee, “These sites are an important part of the tourism product we promote. I ask you to... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel EdwardsWith the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel Edwards
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
With the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget, Republican Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser rolled up his sleeves to work on finding a solution of his own. The result: an ambitious, potentially transformative arrangement... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel EdwardsWith the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel Edwards
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
With the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget, Republican Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser rolled up his sleeves to work on finding a solution of his own. The result: an ambitious, potentially transformative arrangement... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel EdwardsWith the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, GOP Chairman Roger Villere work to recruit unlikely Iraq-to-Louisiana business -- without telling Gov. John Bel Edwards
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
With the state facing an estimated $750 million shortfall in next year’s budget, Republican Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser rolled up his sleeves to work on finding a solution of his own. The result: an ambitious, potentially transformative arrangement... Read more
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The Advocate
Putting the FUN in fundraisingin lost revenue to the state. Seems like a pretty good return on our investment
Putting the FUN in fundraising
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
in lost revenue to the state. Seems like a pretty good return on our investment to me.I also got to chat with new Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, Bill Profita, Bill Hounshell, and from Visit Baton Rouge! Paul Arrigo, Lauralyn Maranto, Stacy Simon,... Read more
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The Advocate
2016 French Quarter Festival kicks off with parade featuring politicians, pirates and a llamaPark Service rangers — bled into one another as three-deep crowds watched from
2016 French Quarter Festival kicks off with parade featuring politicians, pirates and a llama
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Park Service rangers — bled into one another as three-deep crowds watched from either side of Bourbon Street. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, armed with a second-line umbrella, marched with the lead banner, his blue dress shirt sleeves rolled up, no... Read more
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The Advocate
2016 French Quarter Festival kicks off with parade featuring politicians, pirates and a llamaPark Service rangers — bled into one another as three-deep crowds watched from
2016 French Quarter Festival kicks off with parade featuring politicians, pirates and a llama
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Park Service rangers — bled into one another as three-deep crowds watched from either side of Bourbon Street. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, armed with a second-line umbrella, marched with the lead banner, his blue dress shirt sleeves rolled up, no... Read more
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The Advocate
Fire at Presbytere museum to close building 3-4 weeks, spokesman saysto St. Louis Cathedral. Officials originally had hoped to reopen it next week,
Fire at Presbytere museum to close building 3-4 weeks, spokesman says
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
to St. Louis Cathedral. Officials originally had hoped to reopen it next week, after cleaning smoke. McGraw says Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will tour the damage Thursday. McGraw says most smoke was vented outside, but some was blown throughout the... Read more
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The Advocate
Panel makes right call to allow New Orleans to decide fate of Confederate monumentsthan the arguments offered up when the City Council debated and passed the meas
Panel makes right call to allow New Orleans to decide fate of Confederate monuments
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
than the arguments offered up when the City Council debated and passed the measure to take the monuments down. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, who oversees tourism, argued that moving the monuments might discourage visitors from traveling to the city.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
French Quarter Festival kicks off in gorgeous weatherof Louisiana food and music in the country. Tonight, some local politicians, l
French Quarter Festival kicks off in gorgeous weather
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
of Louisiana food and music in the country. Tonight, some local politicians, like Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will be at the sold out opening night gala that takes place at Antoine's restaurant at 8 p.m. "Today is... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Small fire damaged electrical system at Presbytere museumto St. Louis Cathedral. Officials originally had hoped to reopen it next week,
Small fire damaged electrical system at Presbytere museum
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
to St. Louis Cathedral. Officials originally had hoped to reopen it next week, after cleaning smoke. McGraw says Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will tour the damage Thursday. McGraw says most smoke was vented outside, but some was blown throughout the... Read more
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The Advocate
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panelMayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration from proceeding until the court hears an
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panel
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration from proceeding until the court hears an appeal by monument backers. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, also a Republican, sat beside Mizell and asked the panel to back the measure. Nungesser said the sites in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Lt. Gov proposes Hollywood share piece of profit for tax-break fllmsLOUISIANA - After just a few months in his new role as Lt. Governor, Billy Nung
Lt. Gov proposes Hollywood share piece of profit for tax-break fllms
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 25 days ago
LOUISIANA - After just a few months in his new role as Lt. Governor, Billy Nungesser has a radical idea to balance the state's tax film credit program. During a telephone interview with The New York Times, Nungesser explained that while it's a novel... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
State parks, historic sites could close with budget cutsand historic sites — from Longfellow-Evangeline to Lake Bistineau to Hodges Gar
State parks, historic sites could close with budget cuts
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
and historic sites — from Longfellow-Evangeline to Lake Bistineau to Hodges Gardens to Lake Bruin — could close if Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser has to cut his budget by almost 30 percent. Six of the state museums under Nungesser's budget would also be... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
18-wheeler stalls on shoulder on I-10 at Collegestate parks, museums, and historic sites could close next year as part of effor
18-wheeler stalls on shoulder on I-10 at College
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 26 days ago
state parks, museums, and historic sites could close next year as part of efforts to fix the budget, according to Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser. More than half of state parks, museums, and historic sites could close next year as part of efforts to fix... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Caddo Constable responds to state audit questioning finances, deputy insuranceworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
Caddo Constable responds to state audit questioning finances, deputy insurance
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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The Advocate
Worst-case budget scenario could close Louisiana parks, historic sitesLt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said he could shutter many of Louisiana’s state parks,
Worst-case budget scenario could close Louisiana parks, historic sites
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said he could shutter many of Louisiana’s state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the worst-case scenario cut for next year. Nungesser told a House budget committee Monday that Gov. John Bel Edwards’... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Shreveport Police investigating armed robberiesworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
Shreveport Police investigating armed robberies
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Parkway High cyber team headed to national competitionworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
Parkway High cyber team headed to national competition
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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The Advocate
Worst-case budget scenario could close Louisiana parks, historic sitesLt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana’s state parks,
Worst-case budget scenario could close Louisiana parks, historic sites
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana’s state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the worst-case scenario cut for next year. Nungesser told a House budget committee Monday that Gov. John Bel Edwards’... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
DeSoto joins top tier of districts with Advanced Placement participationworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
DeSoto joins top tier of districts with Advanced Placement participation
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Being constantly connected via smartphone can lead to employee burnoutworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
Being constantly connected via smartphone can lead to employee burnout
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Nungesser: More than half of state parks, historic sites could close due to budget cutsLt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went before a House Appropriations subcommittee on gen
Nungesser: More than half of state parks, historic sites could close due to budget cuts
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went before a House Appropriations subcommittee on general government to discuss next year’s budget. The talks included the impact of cuts on his office and tourism. The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Texarkana Airport runway to undergo renovations this springworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario
Texarkana Airport runway to undergo renovations this spring
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBudget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Budget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesworst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser
Budget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Budget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sitesBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of
Budget worst-case scenario would close parks, historic sites
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser says he could shutter many of Louisiana's state parks, museums and historic sites if his agency takes the worst-case scenario cut for next year. Nungesser told a House budget committee Monday that... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Lt. gov. meets with subcommittee to discuss next year's budgetwith subcommittee to discuss next year's budget Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went
Lt. gov. meets with subcommittee to discuss next year's budget
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 27 days ago
with subcommittee to discuss next year's budget Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went before a House Appropriations subcommittee on general government to discuss next year’s budget. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lt. gov. meets with subcommittee to discuss next year's budgetLt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went before a House Appropriations subcommittee on gen
Lt. gov. meets with subcommittee to discuss next year's budget
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser went before a House Appropriations subcommittee on general government to discuss next year’s budget. The talks included the impact of cuts on his office and tourism. The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism... Read more

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