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Pols Argue Over Who Pays for Isaac
Following Hurricane Isaac, after most of the debris has been removed, power restored and extra food stamps distributed, political squalls continue over who should pay how much of the bill. Not surp...
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: I would like to take this means to share what I think is the most unfair, non compassionate treatment at the “City of Natchitoches Utility Department.” My husband and I moved from 324 ...
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Louisiana sees major swing towards GOP in recent years
Political analyst Lou Gehrig Burnett notes in a recent edition of his Fax-Net Update that the Democratic Party no longer has the majority of registered Louisiana voters for the first time in modern...
Oct 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State faced billions in deficits, handed out billions in tax breaks
A joint legislative committee reviewing extensive tax breaks provided by state government is on solid ground in suggesting that outside economists study proposed tax incentives in the future to det...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: In just a few weeks we will be called as Americans and as patriots to vote for the next president of the United States. We have a responsibility and a duty as Americans to dispose of t...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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WHAT MANUFACTURING MEANS TO LOUISIANA
BATON ROUGE, LA--October 5 has been designated “Manufacturing Day” in the U.S. It is appropriate to reflect upon the role manufacturing plays in our economy nationally and here in Louisiana. Our na...
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Natchitoches Parish, Don’t be Hoodwinked and Bamboozled!
The definition of hoodwink is, “to deceive by false appearance”. The definition of bamboozle is, “to deceive by underhanded methods”. I am going to get right to the point. This is what current poli...
Oct 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renewal of offshore leases a mixed bag of good, bad
Plans by the Obama administration to auction 38 million acres of offshore oil and gas leases next year will create numerous jobs in Louisiana and bolster the state’s economy, but federal policies c...
Oct 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reduction in state jobs has negative side effects
The number of employees on the state payroll has been slashed in the past four years, tax hikes have been eliminated and state government income has declined. It will take time to determine the lon...
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Increased enrollment a benefit to NSU and area economy
Reductions in state funding have expanded the importance of enrollment growth and stability for Louisiana colleges in recent years, so it is encouraging that Northwestern State University had a sig...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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