Jan 3, 2014|
Mayor Mitch Landrieu makes wager against Mayor Michael Nutter that Saints defeat the Eagles. Back in September, they both addressed the National Press Club to deliver a joint address titled, “A National Call for Action to End the Violence Crisis in US Cities.”
Tommy talks to Kevin in Metairie about his wife's need for medication to cope with constant, chronic pain.
Tommy talks to WWL-TV reporter Meg Farris about a new report that New Orleans had more drug-related deaths than homicides.
Tommy talks to State Representative Cameron Henry about the current state and the future of TOPS.
Tommy talks to David Howard, Professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at Emory University, about the state of Obamacare going forward.
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David Blake you -- your sums gonna get too fired up I'm ready via -- but not -- good way. Not an ego like now it's going to be in a bad way you'd says it's. Tommy the saints care really they're taking this game like a field trip talking about game planning by changing their underwear and color of the cool lady don't expect to win. Suppose. You know let you know -- -- landing on this is what they're planning on a no it's not. -- -- -- -- From one. This is what every -- that's not Shelton it's made this is what they're planning on. Get it done you can get it done. What's more you've got a good. And they will get it done got to get it done that's gonna benefit agreement -- the mayor of new loans in Philadelphia on in the second. To make their -- let's take a break here we come back we'll have. Node -- here. I -- them there. I would -- we will demand mayor Mitch Landrieu and mayor nutter from Philadelphia good morning gentlemen Kate you pretty well this is merely Andrew. I. I don't know about it. My -- this year I will before he gets here you guys have a relationship besides just the bad for the football game because. You have worked with the mayor Michael Nutter on some other things Evian right. Manuel personal home my daughter as a great potential adoptees and work really hard you know I started an organization culture -- the united. Which is really -- national umbrella organization and old alike we really expend a lot of talent. -- -- -- -- major -- strong you know Chicago to Baltimore all over the country don't fight harder reduction -- -- violence. And now we've been working on and a couple of years now fun you know work of art Wi wee hours without the problems in your wallet credentialed Altria Baltimore. But the mayor of Philadelphia has been a really national leader on this issue will -- expended a lot of talent. You know try to figure out how to reduce violence and animosities and he's been a -- park force. In -- and really you know good. When we talk about the does the violence rate you know that the murders get the headlines and unfortunately that was -- one right on New Year's statement. Did these programs in the work and saw Chicago again they get the headlines and actually homicides in Chicago were reduced by almost half this year. Well no equivalent to New Orleans dismissal last year we had. We had fewer murders last year and looked at in this city in the past thirty years. And not a couple of years ago -- a in 1990 for the murder triple under fifty last year course you're 155. So. The murder is on bail on the murder rate has gone on the number of shootings are going down all of those things -- positive trend. But you don't you can't be satisfied with that we still have a problem you know culture I want to discount and quite frankly. You see it in neighborhoods in every major city in America that's why. And -- or not Scott -- and have been working with major mayors across America you know to really work on prop you know persuasion we can solve these things. I mean each respective cities and trying to borrow from each other. Programs that are working in other places -- actually heard me talk about ultralight no polite Israeli. A number of different stress that you could have been deployed. In Baltimore Philadelphia Boston New York Chicago. And Los Angeles and added that attach meaningful success last year. We saw that a book on -- fairly dramatically with a 20% decrease that's really good. But we -- have a long ago and that's what we keep you know -- to that we -- I'd keep market. You have a couple more minutes -- are trying to connect the mayor nutter we won't -- does that together make sure that. Although we got to -- form because usually dealt to Philadelphia radio station and rational and really good -- can't. There's an idea what difference in the third call the smaller because we -- Philadelphia first adjust to grant single to me as an emotional right now at Philadelphia. Lot of national underground and it's really -- of course which they pay benefits Bamba told them. Then after the game last night I imported slow and that district of the bracket and and the soup -- -- And I think they believe. It has to be a mess to clean up but they -- I hang -- a second would come back we'll hopefully have mayor Michael Nutter in Philadelphia and finally you guys -- and Tommy Tucker mayor Mitch Landrieu and now we're joined by mail mayor Michael Nutter. From the city of brotherly love Good Morning America. They -- It might welcome. I don't Mehmet helped by an interactive failed to warm from tomorrow and always -- -- approve it today it's a little chilly up here. Little chilly down here -- -- The one that effect you know what what the what that what the what what happened but I -- and that's what we're giving that pieces. -- information. Analogy at all and I think it's just particularly on an end. Well you know it makes him look -- -- -- -- look beautiful clearly feel the united. It's call Luke Luke is who we this is now you know I mean that the Google. Now let me know mayor -- -- you can confirmed for the man and outfielder superdome what was the last like it was a good practice conditions they -- snowplows and a right now. -- you can't appreciate how hard -- carefully -- But -- not let me ask you that she's not on in Philadelphia now you on here in new Collins and and I would never asked nearly -- got the better po boys because he knows is a politician. Better than that answer that question. Now that you're on a new Holland who's got the better of Philly cheese steak. You know we got him greatly and leading the trouble and it was. -- I don't know -- and ultimately you get a good cheese steak anywhere in the couple of that problem but yeah not not like like. Greg -- have a great mayor he -- fantastic. Certainly on an economic development activities -- you know we've had a number of meetings of the US open demands -- -- north and then I was also down. When they had that the future oil spill and those those kind of events. Record that the mayor has put together actually. In the last year on public safety initiatives and better program and we work together on these issues through the conference and also an effort. The public and having called -- united. The man has been passionate on this issue and we have a lot of fun together but we do some great work as well. I had not to the niceties let's get to the cutthroat nature of this absolutely wow like game tomorrow could. Go out and don't. At that medical personal pleasing -- that's what the saints beat Philadelphia. In the unlikely event that it is even a probability. But we'll always be prepared. We've got a great that's here in Philadelphia is gonna give you total great case of what. What -- who delight and come on damage you what they. The Philadelphia teaching is about. Little and that's it is. Great export. Good so a company appear they're gonna sit -- imported 500 in the equipment and merchandise tent and and money. To the -- life. Midnight basketball program that the -- here. Has been spearheading. And then of course a little bit of silly. -- in -- -- -- -- publicly states is again this year -- oily greasy. And it's appellate pretzels as well. The seized -- examined. -- -- -- OK we're. On our -- Korea but it Tuesday I'm in Atlanta relieved when you put it and -- are really work too often -- not about to do it but we do have to do it chuck Greg. I don't know what it is gonna go out -- -- into a crawfish boil somebody Philadelphia teacher quality crawfish. And law and we also gonna donate twenty -- market now most of the mayor issued by a reduction collaborative. At one of the playground and their -- in Belgium pilot production work like Purdue and on a normal life. And you know it's gonna be a good game really excited about it really the people -- law that gratitude demand out of the country was approach and -- the conference of mayors. And it will be on it would that every time we needed him more autos and other stuff is usually the degree trying to -- Arkansas Mike wanna thank you so. Ball you work really shot which marshaled the Philadelphia Eagles but you know. -- It's that they've got the fears that. We have all the politicians -- you may. Agree that computer and dump it into -- about -- internally. I mean he's got a big amicable thing you know anticipating. Coming down and become a current thing but we're we're following an upgrade ago -- today in in the in the once -- -- for the call. That the matter is that great leader in our conference. And his efforts. The -- and any bring the ideas all have meaning for many in the mayor's. Across the United States of America and it looked at him. For a great leadership. Will be perhaps all of that outcome 8 o'clock tomorrow night when you're gonna see some real football. Alienate stadium that is the premier facilities we have here in a moment ago looked like it is right now and it's afternoon and went on to -- with the saints. Our -- failed players. Kevin having a good month. Mayor -- when you say is a great leader in the conference -- on somebody NFC east are. -- -- Accompaniment and I'd just take comfort. In. That Oklahoma with an underdog against Nolan and -- world changed seventeen points -- just -- it. Yeah any Yankee let you gentlemen club on Monday this week. Can't prevent a repeat that made him work they are not remember what the monarch. I ended did really doesn't but it was a nice story that you can come on Monday and said let's not. I may have and -- guide -- -- matters unit Dietz and grows so will lead Eagles and and you can eat the crow about that. No -- -- 02. And immediacy. And come down. But now the company but he sort of. I'm mr. mayor. Love new Holland's legend that was big brood had as we go out who. Do. The right take them back gently don't they aren't really do not yet they do it down Philadelphia -- snake what they spell Eagles out that they -- proud of that EAG bill. Well he hasn't he adult ads good -- -- leaders. Congratulations. On the thanks for coming on and mayor -- -- try to enjoy the game tomorrow and neighbors to be -- Peru and I think you are EMI published and I don't remember you better talk to -- Monday.