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PAR offering guide to State’s amendments
The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana today released the PAR Guide to the 2014 Constitutional Amendments. The Guide explains the potential impact of the 14 constitutional amendments that...
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State's push in international tourism big economic boost
Tourism continues to provide a gigantic boost to the Louisiana economy, and the announcement this month that this state leads the nation in the growth of international tourists creates optimism abo...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully new tax plan will emerge from study
A review of Louisiana’s bizarre and ineffective tax structure that is being conducted by noted economic experts should result in a new tax plan that would provide a more reasonable balance between ...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McAllister becomes target for duck shoot
Ever since Congressman Vance McAllister, R-Swartz, was caught on video kissing a married staffer in April, the reaction from the reality TV family that endorsed him last year has been quieter than ...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PAR guide to 2014 amendments available
The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana today released the PAR Guide to the 2014 Constitutional Amendments. The Guide explains the potential impact of the 14 constitutional amendments that...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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November turnout forecasted at 45-50 percent
While bogged down with qualifying candidates last month, Secretary of State Tom Schedler didn’t lose sight of the true endgame coming in November and December.  He said in an interview that the gen...
Sep 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Career education ‘Jump Start’ could reach 25,000 students
Louisiana is moving toward implementation of a revamped career education program for high school students called Jump Start that should help raise graduation rates in public schools and enhance and...
Sep 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report lists pros and cons of State having low tax rate
The Kiplinger publication lists Louisiana in a new report as the third most tax-friendly state in the nation, but the financial forecast experts emphasize that there are both benefits and disadvant...
Sep 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Representative calls for investigation of retirement bill
State Rep. Jerome Richard (I –Thibodaux) has asked the Louisiana State Police Retirement Board to start legal action to determine the constitutionality of a new law and to hold off any raises allow...
Sep 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully, expected building boom will create new jobs
The projected building boom in Louisiana of more than $60 billion in new and expanded plants that will create thousands of jobs seems to be under way based on new employment figures released by the...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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