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Number of railroad crashes declines but issues remain
Louisiana still ranks in the top 10 states in the nation in train-vehicle collisions, injuries and fatalities, and law enforcement authorities, railway officials, highway department personnel and o...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennedy proposal drives home point on education
State Treasurer John Kennedy makes an important point when he suggests that legislators who will be making decisions on the future of Louisiana’s public education system in this year’s session shou...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond proposals will drive state debt moving forward
Louisiana’s per capita debt increased at the end of 2011 for the third straight year, and recent bond sales and proposals to borrow more than $300 million to repair rural roads and bridges will dri...
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Richard’s proposed bills serve to agonize Jindal administration
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-If State Rep. Jerome Richard is trying to work his way into Gov. Bobby Jindal’s good graces, he has chosen a most unconventional way in which to go about it. The Thibodaux Indepen...
Mar 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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D for Darlin'
I was watching American Idol last week, marveling at the talent these young people have. Not only do they have fabulous voices, they are so composed – even the very youngest in the group. I’m not s...
Mar 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire District #5 holds meeting in Natchez
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Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boss Jindal vs State Workers
Martha Manuel is not the first political appointee to be fired for criticizing a governor's policies. Bobby Jindal is not the first governor to be unpopular with state workers. But the combination ...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockman Takes on FED
It is the scariest thing I have read in a long time. Unfortunately, it is hard to argue with much of the message it contains. The "it" is a recent Associated Press interview with David Stockman, Ro...
Mar 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report reveals state payroll reduction smoke and mirrors
There has been a lot of talk about trimming the state payroll in recent years as revenues have failed to keep pace with expenses, but a new report from the legislative auditor’s office suggests tha...
Mar 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State to move forward with outsourcing of health IT
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-The Department of Health and Hospitals apparently is moving forward with its plan to contract out its information technology (IT) services to the University of New Orleans, the St...
Mar 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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