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New Constitution needed to insure progress, stability
Louisiana voters will make decisions in the upcoming statewide elections on 14 proposed amendments to the state constitution and should spend some time becoming familiar with the complex and dispar...
Oct 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says State lost millions by giving movies tax credits
Louisiana has provided millions of dollars in tax credits to movie makers over the past decade, and there have been questions in recent years about whether the incentives that companies receive to ...
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Many issues to be addressed if prison population is to change
Louisiana’s prison population declined slightly last year but is still by far the highest in the nation per capita, and the state has made little progress in recent years in changing or improving m...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evaluation of education system gives little reason for hope
Louisiana folks do not need another national study to convince them that the state’s public education system is in bad shape, but a new report with that conclusion has been issued anyway by a group...
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Louisiana may need more politicians
Candidates failed to sign up for 24 different races during qualifying in August, creating empty elections across the state. More than 100 candidates also withdrew or were disqualified from other co...
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Daesh Bags
Raging Moderate by Will Durst It was downright exciting to see President Barack Obama give that fierce and steadfast speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly, rallying the world again...
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: “Having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information or fuller consideration to change opinion even on important subjects.” I do not know the so...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Closing State’s gender pay gap should be priority for employers
The gap between the salaries and wages for men and women in Louisiana is now the highest in the nation, and legislators, the state’s congressional delegation and others must expand efforts to assur...
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Constitutional amendment battle moving to airwaves
The Louisiana Hospital Association, Louisiana Nursing Home Association, Louisiana Pharmacists Association, ambulance providers and intermediate care facilities are pooling their resources and plann...
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NSU will long remember that field goal that won the game
Northwestern State University’s courageous comeback victory over Louisiana Tech in Ruston last weekend still reverberates across the piney hills and hollows of North Louisiana, signifying perhaps t...
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