Editorial

Governor transitioning away from run of sessions

With three lawmaking sessions of the Legislature behind him, you can expect Gov. John Bel Edwards to start focusing on policies and politics of his own, beginning with the stateís Medicaid expansion. Read More...
July 08 at 11:32 am
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Cameron Parish lawsuits signal more of the same from other parishes

By Don Briggs

The Cameron Parish lawsuits signal the same song with simply a different verse. Read More...
July 01 at 8:59 am
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From PSC comes political moves, possible match-ups

While the Public Service Commission very rarely creates the kind of election drama seen in statewide and legislative races, a few personalities are pointing for other offices and contested seats may soon be on a ballot heading your way. Read More...
July 01 at 8:55 am
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Investing doesnít ease up in summer

Financial Tidbits By Ryan LeBlanc

June is full of major market events, which may go a long way toward determining the direction of the stock market for the rest of the year. Read More...
June 24 at 9:42 am
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Louisiana needs to address pension reform

Adam Crepelle is an adjunct scholar at the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, a New Orleans-based group that studies state issues and promotes conservative economic principles.Read More...
June 17 at 9:46 am
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Outside influence adds to special session pressure

The governor isnít the only one trying to influence the votes of lawmakers in the ongoing second special session that ends on June 23. Read More...
June 17 at 9:38 am
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Allowing God to work through us

Do we ever consider that God works through us in providing for the needs of his people? Read More...
June 10 at 9:54 am
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Senate President: Individual income changes will be Ďtoughí

With a variety of issues on the agenda for second special session of the Louisiana Legislature, ranging from sales tax exemptions to corporate taxes, Senate President John Alario believes the most endangered part of the governorís call may involve the personal taxes paid by citizens of the state. Read More...
June 10 at 9:48 am
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The wreck of the El Nuevo Constante

In 1979, Curtis Blume, a shrimper out of Port Bolivar, Texas, was trolling his nets off the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish when he snagged some unusual copper ingots. Read More...
June 03 at 9:21 am
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Louisianaís U.S. senators gearing up to aid Trump

Roughly four weeks after endorsing Donald Trumpís bid for president, Louisianaís two U.S. senators are standing ready to help the presumptive GOP nominee. Read More...
June 03 at 9:19 am
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New questions loom around the Saudis

By Don Briggs

It appears that the fox is now in the hen house in Saudi Arabia. Or is he? Many questions are circulating as to the changes that are taking place with the new oil minister of Saudi Arabia. Read More...
May 27 at 10:46 am
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Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day

Memorial Day has long served as the day of honoring our fallen heroes.Read More...
May 27 at 10:44 am
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New details emerging for second special session

Those working in concert with Gov. John Bel Edwards on the possibility of a second special session say two options are on the table, including a start time of the evening of June 6, just moments after the ongoing regular session adjourns at 6 p.m. Read More...
May 27 at 10:38 am
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Merging your money when you marry

By Ryan LeBlanc

Getting married is exciting, but it brings many challenges. One such challenge that you and your spouse will have to face is how to merge your finances. Planning carefully and communicating clearly are important, because the financial decisions that you make now can have a lasting impact on your future.
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May 20 at 11:00 am
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Attorney generalís budget faces hurdles

The Louisiana House took a possibly unprecedented stance last week when it approved a standalone appropriations bill, apart from the state budget, for the attorney generalís Justice Department. Read More...
May 19 at 11:00 am
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Budget changes set stage for political brawl

In a dramatic shift away from the Edwards Administrationís priorities, the House Appropriations Committee advanced a state budget on Monday that gives the attorney general autonomous spending control, eliminates the office of inspector general, reverses cuts to a free college tuition program and reallocates funding reductions for safety-net hospitals. Read More...
May 12 at 9:00 am
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Defense, Mosley's running leads Destrehan past Ehret
Defense, Mosley's running leads Destrehan past Ehret
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As time ran down with under a minute left, the voices of the Destrehan fans rang into the night.