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- Nagin to resuscitate ailing bonds. Roberts, Deon // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p6
The article reports on the plan made by New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin to improve the city bond rating. According to Nagin, the city bond rating had been upgraded to stable from the junk bond rating it had immediately after Hurricane Katrina, in an address for the proposed 2007 budget on...
- Nagin buoyed by $260 million bond passage. Roberts, Deon // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);12/27/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p37
Reports on the victory of Mayor C. Ray Nagin over largest bond in New Orleans, Louisiana. Determination whether bond issue would include playground equipment; Issues surrounding the bond; Expectation for the effect of bond on property taxes.
- The Week in Review. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/13/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p21
Reports business developments in New Orleans, Louisiana as of September 2004. Investigation of the system's transportation department; Growth of labor force; Sparring between the administration of Mayor C. Ray Nagin and members of the New Orleans City Council over teams of a bond issue.
- When the Levee Breaks. Reed, Benjamin // Southern Quarterly;Spring2006, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p145
This article discusses issues related to the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. Damage caused by the storm in New Orleans, Louisiana; Background on environmental hazards created by Hurricane Katrina; Challenges faced by New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin.
- Arrogance can lead to greater disasters. Braud, Gerard // Public Relations Tactics;Sep2006, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p13
The article narrates the author's experience during the Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a journalist, he was chasing every hurricane in the country for more than a decade wherein he was able to appreciate its fury. He whispered to his wife to take a good look at the house before...
- The Saints Come Marching In. Cannon, Carl M. // National Journal;3/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p52
The article quotes several U.S. politicians and a religious leader about Hurricane Katrina which hit New Orleans, Louisiana in September 2005. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin concluded that God was mad at the U.S. that's why the hurricane happened. Reverend Franklin Graham once cited that Islam is a...
- Life Among the Ruins. Thomas, Cathy Booth; Padgett, Tim; Barnes, Steve; Humphreys, Kim // Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/19/2005, Issue 37, p38
The article focuses on issues related to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana. In the early days of the crisis, Mayor Ray Nagin predicted that New Orleans and its environments would see 10,000 dead. The survivors face uncertainty of their own. The city is too quiet for...
- New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sworn In For Second Term. // Jet;6/19/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 24, p6
The article discusses New Orleans, Louisiana Mayor Ray Nagin and his inauguration which took place at the Morial Convention Center. This is Nagin's second term as mayor of the city. His efforts to reconstruct New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina include a revitalizing plan which, among other...
- Mayor Nagin Shamefully Pushes for 'Chocolate' New Orleans. Chavez, Linda // Human Events;1/23/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p18
The article focuses on the comments given by New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin regarding the rebuilding of the city and his appeal to African American solidarity in Louisiana. Nagin won the 2002 election due to the support of Whites voters for him. Actions taken by the mayor during the devastation of...