|Name||Mitchell J. "Mitch" Landrieu|
|Address||1516 Thalia Street |
New Orleans, Louisiana , United States
|| August 16, 1960
Dec 11, 2013 12:28pm
French - Moderate - Moderate-to-Liberal - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - Married - Catholic - Straight -
|Info||For the past 16 years Mitch Landrieu has served in the Louisiana Legislature. He is recognized throughout the state as a reform leader who has championed fiscal reforms and fought tough battles. In 1994 Gambit Weekly wrote the following about Mitch Landrieu: |
?Mitch Landrieu is committed to genuine reform. His legislative record attests to that fact overwhelmingly. Landrieu has been at the forefront of every major reform battle of the past 15 sessions. He took the lead in organizing the ?New Young Turks? last year, and his efforts resulted in significant budget cuts. He also pushed for lobbyist disclosure, fiscal and ethics reform, campaign finance reform, health care, education and environmental reform, and streamlining of local political offices?Mitch Landrieu?s career is a study in the fight for reform?.
Mitch Landrieu has served in the Legislature under 3 Governors ? both Democrat and Republican. Landrieu is respected by leaders in both parties as a bridge builder and a legislative work horse. Mitch Landrieu has the ability to build coalitions and get results to help Louisiana compete and succeed in a global economy.
16 legislative sessions, working with 3 different Governors with very different styles
Bringing the Hornets to New Orleans
A fiscal reform leader in Baton Rouge
Biotech and Health Care research opportunities across the state
Chairman, Louisiana Juvenile Justice Commission
Mitch Landrieu has the unique ability to bring a national and world approach to the way the Lieutenant Governor operates.
Work with Congressional Delegation to identify funding and market the state
Identify new markets for business and tourism travel
Work with Commissioner of Agriculture and Louisiana Businesses to market Louisiana products in Louisiana and throughout the world
Mitch Landrieu runs his own legal business and is the president of International Mediation & Arbitration, Ltd. Landrieu is a member of the Supreme Court Task Force on Alternative Dispute Resolution which was responsible for developing the pilot mediation program in Orleans Parish. Landrieu is trained in mediation/negotiation by the Harvard Law School Negotiation Project, the American Arbitration Association, and the Attorney Mediator?s Institute. Landrieu also teaches alternative dispute resolution as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Law School.
Landrieu attended Catholic University of America and got his law degree at Loyola University Law School in New Orleans.
Landrieu is married to former Cheryl P. Quirk. Cheryl is also an attorney. Mitch and Cheryl have five children: Grace, Emily, Matthew, Benjamin and William.
Mitch Landrieu has been recognized by Louisiana Business and Political organizations throughout Louisiana.
Chamber of Commerce Business Champion Award (2001, 2002)
Legislator of the Year Award ? Alliance for Good Government (2002)
Legislative Leadership Award ? Orleans Parish Medical Society (2002)
Outstanding Legislator Award ? Victims & Citizens Against Crime (2002)
Friends of the Parishes Award ? Louisiana Police Jury Association (1998)