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Governor Blanco, Commissioner Donelon tell Louisiana's story to insurance executives andurge them to help drive down insurance costs
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Determined to bring affordable insurance home to Louisiana citizens, Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco today rolled out the state's welcome mat to highest levels of the insurance industry in the hopes of attracting more companies to write policies in the state. The Governor concluded her three-day insurance outreach mission in California by sharing Louisiana's story of reducing exposure to risk with members of the Property and Casualty Insurers of America (PSCI) Board of Governors.

Governor's Office addresses concerns for Recovery School District
BATON ROUGE-The Governor's Office has assisted the New Orleans Recovery School District (RSD) with the expediting of purchasing and services following a meeting with Department of Education officials today.

Governor Blanco issues statement on Louisiana's Loan Forgiveness prohibition
Governor Blanco today issued the following statement in support of U.S. House and U.S. Senate legislation to repeal Louisianas Loan Forgiveness prohibition. BATON ROUGE - Governor Kathleen Babineaux commended action by the U.S. House and U.S. Senate today to repeal legislation prohibiting loan forgiveness for the state.


Louisiana ranks number one in the nation for improving Teacher Quality for the second year in a row, up from fifth in 2004.   -Education Week

Demanding Louisiana's fair share
In the politically heated days following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, I told my team to forget about fighting back and to instead focus our fight to save lives.  In time, I said, history will record the truth.  It seems that day has come, and our challenge is to probe that truth in the hopes of changing the politics of recovery.  Read More

Governor's Weekly Radio Address 1.26.07

Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco congratulates Saints quarterback Drew Brees following the team's second round playoff win over Philadelphia in the Louisiana Superdome. The historic victory brought the team to the NFC Championship for the first time in history. Hundreds of WHO DAT! fans welcomed Louisiana's team home in the early hours of a rainy morning following the Saints' final game in Chicago. Each member of the Saints organization received official statements of appreciation from Gov. Blanco on behalf of the people of Louisiana. The Governor will deliver more than 1,000 personal messages from Saints fans to the team collected through "Thank the Saints", an online initiative she created.