Gulf Coast Claims Facility Set to Replace BP

By Fergus Hodgson
Feinberg and Landrieu hold town halls to explain new victims claims process On August 18th, approximately 500 individuals crowded the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, Louisiana, to hear from Kenneth Feinberg and Mary Landrieu (D-La). The two speakers explained the new Gulf Coast Claims Facility, highlighted its independence, and assured the audience of their concern for...

TAGS: BP, compensation, gulf coast claims facility, kenneth feinberg, Mary Landrieu, oil spill

A Reality Check On ObamaCare

By Jennifer Moreale
Would you like to read an excessively optimistic view on health care reform? Sen. Mary Landrieu’s op-ed highlights what she believes to be the greatest ObamaCare achievements, praising the full coverage of Louisiana’s children, young adults, and seniors. Claiming that “congress has finally delivered meaningful health care coverage to all Americans,” Sen. Landrieu argues that...

TAGS: Cato Institute, Congressional Budget Office, Health Care, Health Insurance, Mary Landrieu, Michael Cannon, ObamaCare

This Version of “Personal Responsibility” Leaves Much to Be Desired

By Robert Flanagan
On January 11, 2010, Senator Mary Landrieu was confronted by protestors outside the Vermilion Parish Library as she spoke about coastal protection. The protestors were there to discuss the Senator’s vote on health care reform. As she responded to criticism, she noted: “The idea is to require personal responsibility. People have to have insurance but...

TAGS: Government, Health Care, Mary Landrieu, Personal Responsibility

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Mysterious Landrieu Donation

By Robert Flanagan
The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has filed a complaint with the FEC over a $25,300 donation by Senator Mary Landrieu’s campaign to the U.S. Treasury. CREW executive director Melanie Sloan argues, “We all know politicians don’t give up campaign contributions – much less $25,000 – without a very good reason....

TAGS: Campaign Finance, CREW, Mary Landrieu