Lt. Governor Nungesser pushes State Park designation for French Quarter
Posted on 5/8/2018 4:26:00 AM.

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser has an interesting idea to fix up the French Quarter: turn it into a state park. Under the plan, the Vieux Carre would be designated as state park land, which would allow lawmakers to allocate additional resources to clean its streets, and increase security. Nungesser says if the idea pans out, it could have a lot perks.

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Louisiana has 6th consecutive year of record-breaking tourism
Posted on 5/7/2018 2:58:00 PM.

Louisiana is now on a six-year-run of record breaking tourism numbers as the state saw 500,000 more visitors in 2017 than it saw in 2016, for a total of 46.7 million visitors.More

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Lt. Governor Nungesser promotes Louisiana festival season 'stay-cations'
Posted on 4/26/2018 3:33:00 AM.
Festival season is kicking off in Louisiana, with a busy schedule that’s bound to keep the Bayou State buzzing for months to come. This weekend may be the busiest, with huge celebrations in New Orleans and Lafayette. Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is calling on folks to “staycation” in Louisiana with a trip to New Orleans this weekend.

“The ‘tall ships’ being in town and that will kick off such a great party with for Jazz Fest, the golf tournament…”

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Wrestlemania Returns to New Orleans on Sunday
Posted on 4/6/2018 9:18:00 AM.
Wrestlemania 34 will be held Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. WWE also brought its marquee event to the Crescent City in 2014. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the last event drew 75,000 fans from 50 states and 36 countries.
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8 Louisiana communities named as Certified Retirement Communities
Posted on 3/24/2018 3:00:00 AM.
Eight Louisiana communities are officially Louisiana Retirement Certified Areas. Lafayette, Lake Charles, Natchitoches, Ruston, Toledo Bend, Shreveport-Bossier City, Homua and Thibodaux are included. Lincoln, Sabine and Terrebonne Parishes are also listed. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the communities were selected for their quality of life for retiring seniors.
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Emile pardoned by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser
Posted on 2/20/2018 10:24:00 AM.
US Presidents pardon turkeys on Thanksgiving, Louisiana pardons a crawfish early in the crawfish season. The crawfish will be allowed to live his life out peacefully. Today's event was sponsored by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and Zatarain’s. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says “Emile” is lucky to be picked for the “annual pardoning of the crawfish”. 
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Lt. Gov. Nungesser celebrating Mardi Gras in the nation's capital
Posted on 2/13/2018 5:00:00 AM.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is celebrating Mardi Gras, he’s just not in Louisiana. He’s helping to promote Louisiana’s new travel tourism slogan “Louisiana: Feed Your Soul.” The new brand is being promoted in several states, including the nation’s capital.
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Nungesser: Mardi Gras benefits the entire state
Posted on 2/9/2018 11:26:00 AM.
The carnival season ramps up this weekend with parades all across the state. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says New Orleans is the focal point for Mardi Gras, but the entire state benefits from an influx of tourists who want to be a part of the celebration.
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New travel slogan revealed by Lt. Gov. Nungesser
Posted on 1/23/2018 3:44:00 PM.
“Feed Your Soul” is the new brand Louisiana will use to promote tourism to the state. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser hopes the slogan will target travelers who are in constant pursuit of enjoyment.More
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Louisiana ranks high among travelers who enjoy their trip
Posted on 1/18/2018 3:00:00 AM.
Travel review website RewardExpert finds people vacationing in Louisiana are the “happiest and most satisfied of tourists.” The site found that 98-percent of visitors to the Bayou State are happier with their trip here than other states. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser credits Louisiana’s hospitality.
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