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Although state gets improved grade, higher ed future dismal
A national organization that studies financial support for higher education has given Louisiana a grade of “C” in overall fiscal issues related to colleges and universities, and even that middling ...
Feb 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Association president addresses oil price drop
By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Dating back to November of 2014, the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) has written numerous columns about the significant drop in oil...
Feb 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diverting money from costal protection twisted, ill-advised
Restricted funds and reserve accounts at state institutions and agencies have been ransacked over the past seven years to at least give the appearance of a balanced budget for Louisiana government,...
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Legislative fight over union dues resurrected
The reshuffling of members and the chair on the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee has given yet another life to the debate over union dues. Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, told LaPol...
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President’s experience raising enrollment numbers valuable
The dramatic growth in enrollment at Bossier Parish Community College is being attributed largely to strategies and polices that were developed over the past five years when new Northwestern State ...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pity is the prize for new legislators
A round of congratulations is due to the newest members of the Louisiana Legislature who were elected over the weekend, and to the one who went into his seat unopposed last month. But what we shoul...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delay of $14 billion facility more bad news for State
Projections of $100 billion in industrial development in South Louisiana over the next few years that would create thousands of new jobs have been a silver lining over the state’s gloomy economy, b...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Initial unemployment claims decrease
BATON ROUGE – Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Feb. 14, 2015, decreased to 2,522 from the previous week’s total of 2,939, and were above the comparable week ending Feb. 15,...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sit down, take a deep breath, relax
Raging Moderate By Will Durst I'd advise you to sit down, pour yourself a beer and take a deep breath. You're about to hear something that will change your life. Forever. Are you relaxed? Good, bec...
Feb 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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As New Orleans crime rate goes, so goes the rest of the State
The crime rate in New Orleans continues to soar, and that is a disturbing problem not just for that city but for Natchitoches and the entire state because of the major impact the Crescent City has ...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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