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More amendments only convolute State constitution
The volume and complexity of Louisiana’s state constitution increased in last week’s elections when voters approved 6 of the 14 proposed amendments on the ballot that included issues ranging from e...
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Obama, Jindal and their risky endorsements
Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter walk into a bar. No, this isn’t a joke. But it is nonetheless the setup to something much grander. After years of bumping heads as adversaries, Jindal a...
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he terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
To call the grotesque drubbing suffered by the Democratic Party in the midterms monumental, is like referring to the surface of the sun as warm. The scene was so grisly, acutely sensitive Democrats...
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With Senate campaign almost over, eyes move to next governor
Even in the midst of one of the most costly, contentious and highly publicized U.S. Senate campaigns in history, Louisiana voters are already surveying the landscape for the next governor’s race th...
Nov 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political polling locked up during primary season
A cornerstone of campaigning slowly came to a troubling halt during Louisiana’s primary election season for some candidates and campaigns. Why? Because more entities than ever, from inside and outs...
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: Recent comments by the Roman Catholic Pope piqued my interest in the subject of what position churches take on the “theory” of evolution. In 1652, Bishop James Ussher set the date for ...
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Low rating from energy council yet another negative impact
A new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy gives Louisiana extremely low ratings in its efforts to save energy. That has a negative impact, of course, on the quality of ...
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Senator will file bill to aid retirees with costs
District 24 State Sen. Elbert Guillory (R-Opelousas) announces plans to file legislation to aid retirees affected by rising insurance costs. Under the developing plan, retirees from the four state ...
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‘Come Home Louisiana’ site generating interest in state
There has been little growth in Louisiana’s population in the past two decades, primarily because thousands of college graduates and others had to leave the state to find good jobs. But a campaign ...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discussion cautiously moves to spending surplus
While the Division of Administration, Treasurer John Kennedy and the legislative auditor spar over the validity of a $178.5 million surplus, and how it was calculated, some officials expect it to b...
Nov 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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