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Budget Wars in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge and Washington are starting to resemble each other when it comes to fiscal issues. In Washington, no budget has passed Congress and been signed into law in over three years. The Constit...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report shows job losses did not stem financial shortfall
A new report from State Treasurer John Kennedy showing that Louisiana has eliminated nearly 7,000 state jobs since 2005 but that personnel costs are up by $650 million brings to mind Ricky Ricardo’...
May 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rankings bring good, bad news about state growth
A new report in Chief Executive magazine calling Louisiana the “Cinderella” for business improvement provides some positive national attention for the state, but the rankings also raise questions a...
May 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks Terrific Kids
Kiwanian Anita Dubois visited G.L. Parks Elementary to present certificates to Terrific Kids. They are recognized for good citizenship and exemplary behavior. On front row from left are Zantencka P...
May 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blame Congress for the GSA Scandal
Who should we tar and feather for the scandalous spending spree at that General Services Administration "conference" in Nevada two years ago? Whose fault is it that a bunch of GSA bureaucrats waste...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choice to keep LEAP is right one for Louisiana
Standardized tests such as the LEAP exams for public school students in Louisiana have improved student achievement and teacher accountability in the state’s education system, and a House committee...
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposal would limit reckless spending of welfare money
A proposal in the current legislative session to keep recipients of federal welfare benefits from using the money at liquor stores, gambling establishments and sexually oriented businesses makes se...
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Natchitoches residents, as a business owner, a Natchitoches community member and the member of a family who has suffered the ravages of smoking, I believe you should support making bar...
Apr 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Mouth- A miracle tonic
“A Southerner talks music.” ~ Mark Twain Amazing to me is the traffic I get at usadeepsouth.com from people who are searching for Southern colloquialisms. Usually quoting their parents, grandparent...
Apr 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: I have the privilege to serve on the Election Board for Natchitoches parish, along with Paul Fleming and John Wingo. On behalf of the board, I wanted to take the opportunity to commend...
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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