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Tax Body Looks for What Is Broken
Toward the end of this year’s regular session, legislators experienced the all-too-familiar frustration of trying to overcome budget deficits while they approved new ways to give declining revenues...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I am concerned with the Natchitoches City Council’s recent discussion of aerial spraying for mosquito control. While West Nile is a serious health threat, I am not confident the use of...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Times analysis shows La. swing to right
A recent New York Times analysis of the political climate in all 50 states for its Presidential Geography series underscores the dramatic shift in Louisiana over the past two decades from rock soli...
Aug 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State reviews film industry tax credits, questions costs
Spiraling state tax credits to filmmakers for producing movies, television productions and videos in Louisiana have made the state a national leader in film production activity, but there are quest...
Aug 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New report casts doubt on La. economic security
Continuing reports that Louisiana fared better than most other states in the recession that gripped the nation the past few years seem distorted in light of a new economic insecurity index that was...
Jul 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stock analysis shows need for more ethics regulations
A Washington Post analysis showing that many members of Congress buy and sell stock in companies that lobby for legislation before their committees underscores the need for new ethics rules to proh...
Jul 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal signs act creating school course providers
5BATON ROUGE (CNS)—The controversy over Monday’s meeting of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) School Innovation and Turnaround “Committee,” while important, could be a mere smo...
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Curtailed voting hours will enhance state elections
Louisiana’s election process will be enhanced by the approval of a proposal by legislators this year to curtail voting hours in state elections. Election days in Louisiana have been the longest in ...
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter from CBL president defends higher education
Council for a Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin was on target in his recent letter to state media about the devastating impact of continuing budget cuts on colleges and universities, but he fa...
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I wish to add my voice to the legions who have already spoken with great sadness at the news of Rae Anne Firmins' leaving the Times. She not only brought a freshness and vitality to th...
Jun 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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