Mayor-President Kip Holden

Wallis Watkins

Congressman Cedric Richmond and Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden met Monday at a Baton Rouge Press Club forum. The two Democrats are running to represent Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district, which runs from New Orleans, up the River Parishes to North Baton Rouge. 


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Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district holds much of New Orleans and follows the Mississippi River up to North Baton Rouge. Democrat Cedric Richmond of New Orleans currently represents the district in Washington, D.C. and is running to keep it in the November election. 


There's just one week left until qualifying, and so far we’ve covered the Governor’s race and the candidates for Attorney General. But little has been said about the four candidates vying for Lieutenant Governor - the person who will be in charge when the Governor is out of state and the head of Louisiana tourism. 


Kip Holden Announces Run for Lt. Governor

Dec 10, 2014
Ann Marie Awad / WRKF News

    

Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden made it official today. He is running for Lieutenant Governor.


Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden of Baton Rouge joins the show for the full hour today to discuss the Fairness Ordinance, his bid for Lieutenant Governor, the latest from the City of St. George proposal, and much, much more. 


Jim visits with Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden, to talk about the first-ever Red Stick Revelry New Year's Eve celebration downtown tonight, and matters facing the city-parish in 2014.

Investments consultant B.F. "Andy" Anderson talks about the big year for Wall Street, what may be ahead for investors and some investment tips.

 

Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden talks about the state of the  city and his future political plans.

Activist Elizabeth Dent talks about "Politics With A Punch"; coming to Baton Rouge Thursday night.

Renee Chatelain drops by to talk about summer events coming to the Manship Theatre.

A visit with Kathe Hambrick-Jackson,  curator of the River Road African-American Museum in Donaldsonville


Jim begins the show with East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden. They talk about Holden's recent reelection and the issues he’s dealing with as he begins his third term.

Then, Jim visits with famous tailor Manuel Martinez. They talk about the ever-changing world of fashion as well as how certain well-known figures dress and how they should dress.

Mitchell J. Silver opened the Louisiana Smart Growth Summit last night with constructive criticism of the capital city and its leaders. Silver serves in the Department of City Planning in Raleigh, North Carolina.