Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Amendments

Louisiana voters will be asked in the Oct. 14 elections to make decisions on proposed constitutional amendments. The charter has already been modified 186...

Governor to turn listening tour into laughing pad

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ business roundtable meetings are continuing across the state and he has about three remaining on his schedule. But to what...

No. 1 is not a tax increase

Don Briggs, President Louisiana Oil and Gas Association If you have turned on your TV in the last few months, you have likely seen...

Surprise! Teacher union poll says too much emphasis on testing

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE) recently polled a random sample of Louisianians to gain a better understanding of their...

Won’t Work

Construction backlog at $13.4 billion

Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson said the construction backlog for the state now stands at $13.4 billion, which is an increase from where...

Record enrollment speaks to NSU’s vitality in hard times

Reports from Northwestern State University of an all-time high enrollment this fall and record levels of private financial support for the school in recent...

The Tale of a Roofless Home

By Carol Wells In 1799, Edward Murphy bought from Mrs. St. Denis one arpent twenty toises (1) (Old French, historical length units) on Red River...

Some Lawmakers Considering Departmental Reforms for Next Session

By Jeremy Alford When lawmakers debate taxes and spending during the next session another budget issue should be added to the mix. And that would be...

Reflections: Trip to the Ozarks

By Jerry Pierce The connection that Regina and I feel with Branson and the surrounding Ozark Mountain region of southwest Missouri was reinforced earlier this...

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