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Lack of funding for infrastructure plagues economic growth for state
It is disturbing but not surprising that a new 18-month study by Louisiana’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has concluded that the state’s infrastructure needs extensive upgrade...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The American people "deserve a vote"
Barack Obama can spin a lie into what sounds like something akin to the truth better than anyone in politics has done in my lifetime — and that's saying something because it's starting to be quite ...
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GOP seeks unity against Landrieu
Nothing will pull Republicans from their post-election funk and fog faster than renewed hopes of winning control of the U.S. Senate in 2014. Sure, they were confident they would do so last year, on...
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Political Hall of Fame induction is well deserved, long overdue
The induction this month of Northwestern State University alumnus Raymond Strother, a nationally renowned media expert and political strategist, into the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame was anothe...
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Capital outlay funding feeling impact of budget cuts
Continuing revenue shortfalls that have resulted in deep budget cuts for state agencies and institutions are also taking a toll on Louisiana’s capital outlay budget that is used for the constructio...
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jindal takes heat on health care
For the first time in his career as an elected official, Gov. Bobby Jindal’s job approval ratings have sagged into negative territory. A new poll, commissioned by the State Medical Society, shows t...
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Deadbeat parents need to pay child support
Parents in Louisiana that have been ordered by courts to provide financial support to their children as a result of divorces and other circumstances are more than $1.2 billion behind in those payme...
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It’s not at all what it seems
  BATON ROUGE (CNS)—A wrongful arrest lawsuit filed in 8th Judicial District Court in Winnfield names a former Louisiana Wildlife Commission chairman and a Department of Louisiana Wildlife and Fish...
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It’s legislators’ jobs to weigh Jindal’s proposed tax plans
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to eliminate state income taxes on individuals and corporations and raise sales taxes to offset those revenues has generated both criticism and support, but it has also cre...
Feb 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New priorities squeeze out handwriting lessons
BARBARA LEADER, The News-Star MONROE, La. (AP) — Gone are the days when second- and third-grade students spent hours mastering the technique needed to create the cursive alphabet and even more time...
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