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Association sees universities vital to training State’s workforce
Louisiana colleges and universities have become an increasingly important part of the state’s impending economic boom by joining oil and gas industry leaders in a plan to prepare thousands of worke...
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Legalized gambling, its profit woven into fabric of culture
Legalized gambling has become a major part of Louisiana’s culture and economic fabric despite extensive opposition to the casino industry in its early years, and a decline in those operations at th...
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Dems, GOP target 2015 session for shared agenda
While the Democratic and Republican parties in Louisiana have decided to team up to pursue unlimited fundraising possibilities on the federal level, there may also be a shared legislative agenda in...
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EPA strategy direct threat to economy
The feds sure do know how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Louisiana is on the verge of a manufacturing renaissance not seen around here in a generation. The robust economic growth we anx...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State government not addressing needs and well-being of children
The well-being of Louisiana children ranks in the bottom five in the nation and continues to decline, and that is a sad commentary on the priorities of this state’s movers and shakers and their lac...
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Vitter going big for big business
U.S. Sen. David Vitter is the premier butcher for mainline Republican voters in Louisiana, serving up the kind of red meat that keeps the base waiting in line for more. Only Vitter could file a sin...
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New website should help match workers with jobs
As Louisiana prepares for a projected economic boom over the next few years that will bring thousands of new jobs to the state, it is appropriate that a website is being initiated to match prospect...
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NSU takes steps to make campus a healthier place
Smoking and the use of other tobacco products has been banned on the Northwestern State University campus beginning this month, and that new policy will create a safer environment for students, fac...
Aug 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State must find money to upgrade aging bridges
More than 1,800 bridges in Louisiana have been rated in federal inspections as “structurally deficient,” and it is simply unacceptable that the number of substandard bridges in the state has increa...
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Analysis: Louisiana Democrats running in President’s shadow
If President Barack Obama's poll numbers, and those for his health care law, haven't yet bottomed out in the Bayou State, then Democrats, accruing to pollsters and consultants, surely don't want to...
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