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Laws on secondhand smoke and DWI make state safer
Most of the more than two dozen new Louisiana laws that went into effect on the first day of 2015 were relatively minor statutes that will have little impact on people’s lives, but some of the laws...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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I-49 extension to New Orleans becoming more important
With billions of dollars in industrial investment and thousands of new jobs being created in South Louisiana over the next few years, the extension of Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans wi...
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baton Rouge paper states ‘Our Views: Tax base drained’
ADVOCATE STORY Jan. 7, 2015 After a season of religious commemorations and holy days, it’s fair enough for an expert to point to a case of Original Sin — in the form of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s big mist...
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Early childhood education funding will improve system overall
The selection of Louisiana as one of 13 states to receive federal grants to enhance and expand pre-kindergarten programs in public schools should help provide the foundation for a stronger educatio...
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Candidates important in Governor’s race too
While we’re all certainly interested in who will be a candidate for governor this fall, the more important question may be who isn’t running. We won’t have a definitive answer until Sept. 10 at 4:3...
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Higher education is not, but should be highest priority
Higher education leaders here and nationwide have expressed concern and consternation about reductions in state funding for colleges and universities over the past few years, but LSU president F. K...
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keystone fight is about much more
By Phil Kerpen The House is set to vote on the Keystone XL pipeline as their first order of business in the new Congress — and this time the newly-elected Senate is expected to have enough votes to...
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: Thank you seems so inadequate but I do thank all the City workers for the best job they have ever accomplished this Christmas season. Countless hours were spent completing endless jobs...
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Jindal spells out BESE board election process
Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Monday the special election date for the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the temporary appointment of Mary Johnson Harris. Harris will replace Walt...
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Senate election now history but governor’s election looming
Louisiana voters that endured months of relentless campaigning in 2014 for the U.S. Senate seat that Congressman Bill Cassidy yanked from incumbent Mary Landrieu must brace themselves now that 2015...
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