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Louisiana’s D.C. clout shaky at best
The amount of influence Bayou State politicians have inside the Beltway has become a cyclical topic, last discussed with some seriousness in 2008 when former Congressman Bill Jefferson was inching ...
Jul 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Value of Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow across state
With the buzz and excitement of the most successful Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame program in history still crackling across the community, it is appropriate to restate the cultural, economic and pr...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business scorecard deliverd poor grades
The annual legislative scorecard compiled by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry was released Tuesday and includes a grade of "F" for 94 members of the Louisiana Legislature. The ran...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner seeking refunds from inmate phone services
BOSSIER CITY – Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell is asking that millions of dollars in telephone charges collected from families of Louisiana’s 40,000 jailinmates be refunded. “The Public...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to nominate candidates for Long Purple Line at NSU
Northwestern State University is seeking nominations for candidates to be inducted into the university’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.  Induction into the Long Purple Line is th...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uncertainty clouds state’s fiscal future
By Jeremy Alford LaPolitics.com The state’s new fiscal year started on July 1 with a budget that lawmakers and the Jindal Administration say is balanced, but Louisiana’s longterm financial outlook ...
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free-range parenting gets costly
By Tom Purcell Ah, summer. We all know what that means for young children. If your kids are seen walking without adult supervision, somebody will call the cops, Child Protective Services will condu...
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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$624 million in bonds approved for state capital outlay projects
BATON ROUGE, LA - The State Bond Commission approved $624 million for projects statewide and approved more than $41 million in savings at its June 18 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kenn...
Jul 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget a sham forced on Legislators to avoid chaos
The legislature had little choice but to adopt a ludicrous smoke and mirrors budget this year in light of a threatened budget veto that would have plunged state government into chaos, but some posi...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor, By a five to four ruling, SCOTUS dictated that same sex marriage must be allowed in all 50 states. Six of the justices are Roman Catholic and three are Jewish. All have law degrees fro...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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