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Adequate funding unavailable to improve roads and highways
Louisiana’s roads and bridges have been rated among the worst in the nation for years by engineering and safety experts and travel industry representatives, and the state simply does not have adequ...
Sep 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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If Sean Payton should have done more, so should have Roger Goodell
By The Editorial Board, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Sept. 10 The NFL requires players to avoid "conduct detrimental to the integrity of and public confidence in the National Football League." The...
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New state tax study gets underway
By Jeremy Alford LaPolitics News Service When LSU economist and Revenue Estimating Conference member Jim Richardson conducted his first major tax study in 1987, he was pleased to discover it had a ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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