Editorial

GOP to aim at pork barrel spending

Republicans in Congress reportedly are setting the stage to unite against pork barrel spending. The tradition of Congress to earmark projects for the national budget that benefit only a small area of the country is the cause of much of our national out-of-sight expenditures. Read More...
November 12, 2010 at 9:06 am
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State employees and their traveling travel dollars

Louisianaís tax revenues are in decline forcing massive cuts to state government.
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November 04, 2010 at 3:26 pm
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St. Charles Parish election results

Following are the election results in St. Charles Parish in Tuesdayís election:
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November 04, 2010 at 3:25 pm
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A time bomb for small business in the Health Care Act

Many small businesses were opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ďObamacareĒ), because they werenít convinced that it would protect patients or make health care more affordable. Read More...
October 29, 2010 at 9:24 am
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East Bank clarifier 80 percent complete

By Renee Simpson
A project to construct a new 6-million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility in New Sarpy is about 80 percent complete, according to Waterworks Director Robert Brou.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:23 am
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Higher education needs some trimming

Gov. Bobby Jindal is right. The answer to financing college education in Louisiana is not higher taxes. Itís cutting down on many of the unnecessary expenses we have.
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October 29, 2010 at 9:22 am
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Wastewater surveys headed to mailbox near you

By Renee Simpson
The St. Charles Parish Department of Wastewater is mailing to all commercial and industrial sewer users on the East Bank an Industrial User Survey.
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October 14, 2010 at 3:09 pm
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Ignoring the Enemy:

(The following article was written for the Herald-Guide by Gail Kelly of Luling following a talk by Chris Holton at a meeting of the Republican Womenís Club here about the infiltration of Shariah Law into the United States and the threat of terrorism resulting from it.)
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October 14, 2010 at 3:08 pm
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Respect Life month important

An article in this weekís Clarion Herald written by New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond is about Respect Life Month which is being celebrated this month by the Catholic Church. Read More...
October 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm
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Donít we have anybody qualified in Louisiana?

The LA Board of Regents has hired a firm from Florida for an estimated $105,500 to help them find a replacement for Sally Clausen as the next higher education commissioner. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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Unemployment trust fund balances out

As it must every year, the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met last week to estimate what Louisianaís unemployment compensation (UC) trust fund balance will be next year. Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:50 pm
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Free trade is an answer to poverty

There is one major way in which we can help reduce poverty in the world. Itís not by raising the taxes on the wealthy and reducing them on the middle class. Itís by spreading free trade so people around the world can benefit more from the free enterprise system.Read More...
September 30, 2010 at 2:49 pm
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Fourteen hours in November will determine nationís mood

Elections are not really an art or a science.
They could be more accurately described as a mood expressed by those who show up to vote on a given day. In most states on Nov. 2, during a 14-hour period, voters who care enough to go to the polls in a mid-term election will express their mood and chart the national political course for the next two years.Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:54 pm
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To cut taxes or not is the question

The big question facing Congressional leaders before the end of the year is who can do the better job of improving the economy - - the government or private enterprise?Read More...
September 16, 2010 at 2:53 pm
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Eating LA seafood, voting imperative to future

Now more than ever, EAT LOUISIANA SEAFOOD!
It is delicious, healthy and the best in the world. Test after test has shown conclusively that our seafood on the market is not tainted in any way by the oil spill or the dispersants used to break down the oil. Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:52 pm
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Members of Congress are privileged

Did you know that members of Congress are exempt from many of the laws and drawbacks that apply to other citizens in this so-called democratic land of ours? For example, they can retire with the same pay after one term in office as if they served longer. How many hard-working folks can do likewise?Read More...
September 09, 2010 at 2:51 pm
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ONE MORE TIME: Wildcats, Tigers set for another epic clash
ONE MORE TIME: Wildcats, Tigers set for another epic clash
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While itís just week four of the prep football season, Destrehan is likely to have a Superdome-in-December type of atmosphere Friday night as it hosts cross-parish rival Hahnville.