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BP settlement has chance to be economic driver for state
Louisiana will receive billions of dollars under the settlement for the BP oil spill, but a new study shows that the state is not prepared to capitalize on the funds to build industries that would ...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fallout certain from grading of lawmakers
How do you flunk 94 lawmakers, most of which are facing re-election in the fall, and then turn around next year and ask them for their help? That’s the question many political insiders are asking i...
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More the Merrier
Raging Moderate By Will Durst I’ve got to congratulate Donald Trump for how fast he’s become more annoying to the Republican Party than a mouse in an air conditioning unit. He’s like that popcorn h...
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Candidate for lieutenant governor raises $2.5 million
Metairie, LA – John Young today announced that his campaign for lieutenant governor has more than $2,250,000 on hand after raising more than $342,000 during the latest reporting period as filed wit...
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Study lists fact sheet on paid sick days
A new fact sheet on Louisiana’s workforce released this week by the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the impact of more than 676,000 workers in the state not being able to earn a ...
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State Police release statement about Lafayette theater shooting
LAFAYETTE, LA- At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 23, first responders from Louisiana State Police Troop I, the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcem...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana campaign money rules being tested
For the first time in the long history of Louisiana politics super PACS are poised to play a defining role in statewide elections as nearly every candidate for governor has an independent money gro...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State will reduce payment to Miss USA pageant by half
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is reducing by half the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s commitment to the 2015 Miss USA pageant following a significant reduction in anticipated television viewership. LOT o...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney general has statement on Lafayette theater shooting
BATON ROUGE — Attorney General James D. "Buddy" Caldwell issued the following statement in response to the theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday evening: "Last night, Louisiana became the lates...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ammonia plant coming to La.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal and board Chairman Arunas Laurinaitis of Lithuania-based Investimus Foris announced the company will invest up to $265 million to convert an idled biofuels refi...
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