Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: The Presidential Candidates and the Gulf Coast

Let’s see what the candidates have said, and done, about Gulf Coast recovery and offshore drilling in the Gulf. (Spoiler alert… not much).

Posted in Politics and Elections, Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Interview: Ivan Neville

In a wide-ranging interview, Ivan Neville talks about New Orleans, the Saints, and the upcoming HeadCount Participation Tour

Posted in HeadCount Community, Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: GOP Candidates Dig Gulf Drilling

The Republican primaries have brought a number of interesting issues to light. See where all of the candidates stand on issues related to the Gulf Coast

Posted in Politics and Elections, Gulf Coast Recovery

A Real Whodunnit: The Oil Spill Blame Game

A parade of mega-corporate lawsuits stemming from the Gulf oil spill are doing nothing to address the needs of citizens, a HeadCount blogger argues.

Posted in Gulf Coast Recovery, Sustainability and Climate Change

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Lil’ Wayne On Top, BP On Bottom

Stories coming from the Gulf of late are a mix of “open for business” optimism and never-ending stains from last year’s spill. And of course, the music never stops. So here’s a quick update on what’s happening in my favorite region of the country.

Posted in Gulf Coast Recovery

Why’s Everyone Getting Arrested Outside the White House?

1,253 environmental activists were arrested last month in what some are saying was the biggest civil disobedience action since 1977.

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: The Flood Waters Have Finally Receded… Or Have They?

Flooding in the Gulf Coast has led to devastation on land and dead zones at sea. The region can’t seem to catch a break. That and more, like Brett Dennen’s role in recovery, in this month’s issue update.

Posted in Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Progress, Distress and $1.5 Million for Hangout

Music lovers are flocking to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the Hangout Festival this weekend, the Mississippi River is on the rise and BP remains the center of controversy in this month’s Issue Update.

Posted in Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Issue Update: One Year Since the Oil Spill

As NOLA’s legendary annual Jazz Fest approaches, so too does the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Get the latest about recovery efforts here.

Posted in Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Jam Cruise reflects while Prez forgets

A new year calls for a fresh start, and that’s just what the Gulf Coast residents are in need of. We have to take it upon ourselves to spark the debate and get people talking about the present state of the Gulf Coast states.

Posted in Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery