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Smoking in Bars
The Health and Welfare Committee of the Louisiana Senate has approved a proposal to expand the state’s ban against smoking in public places to include bars and lounges, and legislators should have ...
May 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor, Hooray! Hooray! J.T. really laid it on the line regarding the city’s newest scheme to save the town’s “White Elephant,” the events center. The only problem is, as J.T. and others have ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposal that would repeal income tax is reckless, ridiculous
Opposition to taxes is a popular position for elected officials, but proposals in the current legislative session to repeal personal and corporate income taxes are reckless and ridiculous schemes t...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Click it or ticket deserves strong support from public
Law enforcement agencies across Louisiana are participating in a national seat belt enforcement campaign called Click it or Ticket that began this week, and the program will save lives and curtail ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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An honored guest
Making Sense
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Follow the money
BATON ROUGE (CNS)-Deep Throat , during the cloak and dagger pursuit of the Watergate story by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, at one point advised Woodward to “follow the...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finishing I-49
One of the most significant pieces of legislation in the current session for Louisiana’s future in Gov. Bobby Jindal’s proposal to provide $73 million for completion of Interstate 49 north from Shr...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No cup of coffee
A proposal by Rep. Walker Hines of New Orleans to prohibit lobbyists from spending any money at all on meals or receptions for legislators would be a radical extension of existing ethics laws, and ...
May 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simple advice for grads
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May 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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An Advance Apology
Excuse me if I try to kill you this week. I am quitting smoking and I am announcing this publicly so no one will give me cigarettes. However, I am at a point of great ambivalence. I have realized, ...
May 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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