2012 poverty rate basically unchanged
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2012. About 46.5 million people, or more than 1 in 7, were in poverty in 2012. That is not stat...
‘Old Vitter’ drives them crazy in D.C.
It seems just like old days to see Sen. David Vitter driving his colleagues in both parties crazy. Last week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada called the junior senator from Louisiana “a...
LSU hospital deal short $39 million
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal’s privatization of the LSU-run public hospital network is bringing in $39 million less in lease payments for the facilities than expected this year, accord...