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Dear Editor: The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallied around a toddler who needed a life-saving liver transplant. In le...
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Inside day one of the next governor
All of the major candidates for governor have emphatically promised to call a special session next year to address the state’s budget predicament. It’s a misconception, however, to assume they woul...
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Wheels coming off Jindal’s hope to run for national office
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s declaration that he will wait until after the upcoming legislative session to announce whether he will seek the Republican presidential nomination is an acknowledgement that the...
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CAPA recognizes those people who helped department grow
Northwestern State University’s Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame was established last year when Bill Brent, the driving force in that program for years, was honored as the first inductee. ...
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A Bush versus Clinton rematch
Raging Moderate By Will Durst You might want to stuff your pants pockets with sand and hang onto the rail as the ship of state lurches towards the distinct possibility that the next election to com...
Apr 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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New super PAC enters governor’s race
In another move that suggests this year's race for governor could become the most expensive ever waged in the state's history, another super PAC has announced its intentions to pour money into the ...
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Transferring funds creates false economy for State budget
As the governor and legislature scramble to balance next year’s budget in the face of a $1.6 billion shortfall in revenues, they should not embrace the false economy of shifting funds from the prom...
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Diverting gasoline tax income from roads and bridges wrong
Louisiana’s fantasy budget-balancing of raiding reserves, using one-time income to slap duct tape on continuing costs and diverting dedicated funds from their specific purposes to other areas will ...
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AG joins suit to define ‘spouse’ for Obamacare
(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has asked a federal court to block implementation of a new U.S. Department of Labor rule that would redefine the word “spouse” under the Family a...
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Statewide officials looking at fee changes
With the governor opposed to any net tax increases this session, practically every corner of state government is turning to fees as an avenue to generate additional dollars for the upcoming fiscal ...
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