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Budget shortfall emphasizes need to curtail movie credits
Louisiana’s tax breaks and incentives for the film and television production industries are much too generous and have drained too many dollars from state agencies and institutions. Legislators are...
May 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PAR: Cut legislative, judiciary budgets
There are only two areas of state government that have standstill budgets for the next fiscal year: the legislative and judicial branches, with $108 million and $176 million proposed, respectively....
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Alliances will expand NSU’s influence throughout region
Northwestern State University president Dr. Jim Henderson has dramatically expanded the school’s role and influence on higher education throughout North-Central Louisiana during his first few month...
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Concern expressed over bill dues
Despite hours of debate and hundreds of cards in opposition, a bill that threatens the professional associations of public school employees, fire fighters, and police officers will soon be heard on...
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Familiarize yourself with graduation plans for Friday
Folks planning to attend either or both of Northwestern State University’s commencement programs Friday at Prather Coliseum should plan to get there early and become familiar with parking areas and...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature looking increasingly splintered
For as much as this current crop of legislators have in common, they’ve never appeared as far apart as they do now. Corporate-style team building, like a flag football game and basketball practices...
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The Bottom Line...
The Natchitoches Times polled readers on Facebook asking, “Should medical marijuana be legalized in Louisiana?“ Michael Chase: Yes! If it's beneficial as a medical solution to remedies of Dr diagno...
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College-bound leaving Louisiana will affect qualified work force
Louisiana political and business leaders contend that the state is approaching an industrial explosion that will result in $100 billion in new and expanded facilities and thousands of additional jo...
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Better-paying jobs going to men with women still lagging
Equal Pay Day activities across the nation earlier this month cast a spotlight again on the substantial pay gap between men and women nationwide but especially in Louisiana, where women have ranked...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic secretary facing final session
Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret was peppered with questions by members of the Senate Finance Committee last week and offered them a mini-preview of several business issues to be debate...
May 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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