Editorial

New Geymann rule rules in budget debate

By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.comRead More...
June 02, 2011 at 3:04 pm
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Is a presidential primary worth the price?

By John Maginnis, LaPolitics.comRead More...
May 20, 2011 at 11:57 am
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What is the business of leges?

According to House Speaker Jim Tucker, the vote on the merger of SUNO and UNO scheduled for Monday, on the House Floor, was postponed until Wednesday.
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May 20, 2011 at 11:55 am
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Former governor ‘Trumped’ on campaign trail

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May 12, 2011 at 3:10 pm
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Demise of the once ‘King Dollar’

It is depressing to watch the continued erosion of the proud currency that was once known as “King Dollar.”
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May 05, 2011 at 2:41 pm
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Steps taken to armor courthouse

By Renee Simpson
A Federal Emergency Management Agency grant in the amount of $258,883 will fund the installation of impact-resistant glass windows at the St. Charles Parish courthouse, ensuring the building’s strength in the face of severe storms and hurricanes.
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May 05, 2011 at 2:40 pm
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Brothers in Christ have much in common

By Harold Keller
Leaving the funeral home Monday morning, a family member of the deceased stopped me. Being younger than me, I really didn’t know much about his whereabouts over the years, even though I’ve known him all of his life.Read More...
April 29, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Spillway could serve a double purpose

It’s high water time on the Mississippi River, a time which in the past built up south Louisiana.
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April 29, 2011 at 9:33 am
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The Ray Guy approach to fiscal leadership

Most folks probably don’t remember Ray Guy. He was a Hall of Fame punter for the Oakland Raiders in their glory years. After his All-American days at Southern Mississippi, Guy’s foot, combined with the Raiders’ tenacious defense, made scoring on Oakland a real challenge.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:13 am
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Special elections are being abused

Low voter turnout for elections plagues Louisiana and undermines the concept of a democratic form of government.
“Emergency elections” for local tax and bond elections are the greatest source of abuse of the democratic process in Louisiana.
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April 21, 2011 at 10:12 am
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Fresh faces are more of the same

By John Maginnis, www.LaPolitics.comRead More...
April 15, 2011 at 9:28 am
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Redistricting cause for concern

I spend a lot of hours this time of year traveling around the state doing legislative issues conferences in conjunction with local chambers of commerce.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:34 am
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All of a sudden, oil is needed

Evidently Pres. Barack Obama got some bad advice when he said he wanted to reduce the production of oil in this country. Now he is telling us we must produce more oil here and reduce the amount imported from the mideast.
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April 08, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Budget myths need to be put to rest

It is long past time to put to rest a couple of myths about the state budget used by governors and leges to deceive the public. These myths, according to the leges, “tie their hands” when it comes to reducing state spending and the size of government.

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April 01, 2011 at 9:17 am
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‘Fair’ should replace ‘income’ in taxes

Our big day of the year lies ahead. As we all know, the period leading up to April 15 is when we have to check our files and memories to determine how much money we made during the previous year so we can pay our income tax.
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April 01, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Nuclear power production in the aftermath of Japan

The voices of doom are already predicting the end for energy derived from nuclear reactors in the aftermath of the Japanese reactor failures. Read More...
March 25, 2011 at 9:07 am
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Avondale man arrested in Burger King shooting
Avondale man arrested in Burger King shooting
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An Avondale man accused of targeting an ATM worker at an Elmwood bank and then attempting to rob him at a Burger King drive-through window in Boutte was arrested Thursday.