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September 7, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

Councilmember Moreno Prioritizes Urban Heat Analysis to Combat Rising Heat-Related Health and Safety Risks

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Councilmember Helena Moreno announced the allocation of $300,000 to prioritize a first-of-its-kind urban heat analysis in partnership with the City’s Resilience and Sustainability Office and the City Department of Health.

April 19, 2023

Helena Moreno

Climate Chair Helena Moreno Welcomes Entergy Suggestions on Resiliency Calls for Ratepayer Protection

Climate Chair Helena Moreno Welcomes Entergy Suggestions on Resiliency  Calls for Ratepayer Protection

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Climate Chair Helena Moreno released the following statement on Entergy's resiliency suggestions and called for real ratepayer protections before committing to future investments.

April 17, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Welcomes Arrival of United Utility Headquarters to New Orleans

Councilmember Moreno Welcomes Arrival of United Utility Headquarters to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Councilmember Helena Moreno, chair of the Economic Development Committee, welcomes the arrival of the national headquarters of United Utility to New Orleans. United Utility has quickly become one of the nation’s top power transmission and distribution companies, an especially critical sector during the rapid deployment of new renewable energy resources.

April 10, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Applauds Abortion Legislation Providing Exceptions and Eliminating Criminal Penalties Targeting Physicians New Poll Shows Most Louisiana Residents Agree

Councilmember Moreno Applauds Abortion Legislation Providing Exceptions and Eliminating Criminal Penalties Targeting Physicians  New Poll Shows Most Louisiana Residents Agree

NEW ORLEANS - Several pieces of legislation easing restrictions on abortion will be considered during the 2023 Legislative Session. Council Vice President Helena Moreno and other advocates have raised many issues with the previous laws enacted and applaud legislators fighting for corrective action.

April 5, 2023

Helena Moreno

Councilmember Moreno Partners with Sen. Carter and Rep. Hughes to Create More Affordable Housing and Improved Living Conditions for Renters

Councilmember Moreno Partners with Sen. Carter and Rep. Hughes to Create More Affordable Housing and Improved Living Conditions for Renters

NEW ORLEANS - Council Vice President Helena Moreno unveiled the first part of her state legislative agenda, which focused on increasing affordable housing units and keeping tenants secure from unsafe conditions.

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