Allen Lottinger

Letters from Nigeria getting more frequent
February 15, 2006 at 1:17 pm
The first came a few years ago. Then another showed up a few weeks later.

The frequency increased gradually and this past month I must have received at least 15. I didnít answer any of them but was tempted to several times.

Blocking offshore leases may get attention
February 09, 2006 at 12:12 pm
Gov. Kathleen Blanco is getting aggressive in her efforts to attract more federal government financial support in our efforts to rebound after Hurricane Katrina. Now she has threatened to block the sale of offshore oil leases off the coast of Louisiana in August if we donít get a larger share of the revenue.

Hale Boggs bridge closures coming during $24M upgrade
Hale Boggs bridge closures coming during $24M upgrade
Towering 150 feet over the Mississippi River, the 32-year-old Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge will begin getting a $24 million upgrade in early October.