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    HILL: Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

HILL: Louisiana’s Course Choice Revolution

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Trent Hill of the Pelican Institute. This piece originally appeared at the Pelican Post. As of the beginning of this year, there were more

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    YOUNG: Let’s Increase Taxpayer Protection Through Accountability Of Film Tax Credits

YOUNG: Let’s Increase Taxpayer Protection Through Accountability Of Film Tax Credits

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Jefferson Parish President John Young. We’ve all seen the headlines and read the news. Louisiana is facing a massive budget deficit, and our elected

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    GEYMANN, ET AL: A REAL Louisiana Common Core Escape Plan

GEYMANN, ET AL: A REAL Louisiana Common Core Escape Plan

Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter to the citizens of Louisiana from four members of BESE and some 28 members of the state legislature opposed to Common Core

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    REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

REP. BURNS: Does The “Scarlet T” Prevent Wise Policy Choices?

A guest post from Louisiana Rep. Tim Burns (R-Mandeville)… During the Puritan era, women convicted of adultery were forced to wear the Scarlet “A” on their dresses at all times

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    In Search Of Louisiana’s Longest Married Couple

In Search Of Louisiana’s Longest Married Couple

Louisiana Family Forum is looking for Louisiana’s “Longest Married Couple” to share their story of lifetime commitment to marriage and family.  LFF will honor the longest married couple and their

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    KELLY: Forest Wright’s Campaign Contributions Belie His Narrative

KELLY: Forest Wright’s Campaign Contributions Belie His Narrative

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Erin Kelly. Claims made by Wright in the PSC District 1 race that incumbent candidate Eric Skrmetta is getting campaign contributions from “Big Oil”

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KELLY: Wright Takes Utility Donations Despite Bashing Skrmetta For Doing The Same

  KELLY: Wright Takes Utility Donations Despite Bashing Skrmetta For Doing The Same

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Erin Kelly. If you’ve paid attention to the Public Service Commission race in District

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KELLY: Alliance For Affordable Energy And The Stakes In The PSC District 1 Runoff

  KELLY: Alliance For Affordable Energy And The Stakes In The PSC District 1 Runoff

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Erin Kelly. In Louisiana’s Public Service Commission District 1, a race decidedly starved of

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More Quotes From The Republican Unity Rally

  More Quotes From The Republican Unity Rally

Editor’s Note: A press release from the Louisiana GOP hit some of the highlights from the Bill Cassidy event in

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MANESS: I Fully Support Cassidy For Senate

  MANESS: I Fully Support Cassidy For Senate

Editor’s Note: What follows is a transcript of Rob Maness’ prepared remarks endorsing Bill Cassidy for the Senate in the

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The Insider’s Guide To Watching Tonight’s Election Returns

  The Insider’s Guide To Watching Tonight’s Election Returns

Editor’s Note: No, we’re not calling ourselves insiders here. Instead we’ve brought in a real insider – Republican pollster Chris

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Dueling Letters To The Editor In LA-05

  Dueling Letters To The Editor In LA-05

Editor’s Note: What follows is a pair of letters we received touting each of the conservative Republican alternatives to the

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POLL: The Internet Sales Tax Is A Loser In Louisiana

  POLL: The Internet Sales Tax Is A Loser In Louisiana

Editor’s Note: From a press release put out by the National Taxpayers’ Union and the R Street Institute announcing the

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Mastering Misperceptions About Manufacturing

  Mastering Misperceptions About Manufacturing

Editor’s Note: From a press release from the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, whose president Steven Waguespack wrote a

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DIETZEL: The Looming Threat From EMP Attacks Nobody’s Willing To Talk About

  DIETZEL: The Looming Threat From EMP Attacks Nobody’s Willing To Talk About

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Paul Dietzel… The recent release of Apple’s newest iPhone is but another reminder that

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MANESS: A 21st Century Doctrine For Keeping America Safe

  MANESS: A 21st Century Doctrine For Keeping America Safe

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Col. Rob Maness, a Republican running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by

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HOLLIS: Why I Wanted My Day In Court

  HOLLIS: Why I Wanted My Day In Court

Editor’s Note: A guest post by state Rep. Paul Hollis (R-Mandeville)… Last Friday, I found myself in an unfamiliar place

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BREAKING: Louisiana Defense Of Marriage Amendment Upheld In Federal District Court

  BREAKING: Louisiana Defense Of Marriage Amendment Upheld In Federal District Court

A federal court in New Orleans issued a landmark decision on Wednesday upholding Louisiana’s constitutional right to maintain its traditional

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Few Louisiana Judges Will Be Elected “By The People” This Fall

  Few Louisiana Judges Will Be Elected “By The People” This Fall

Editor’s Note: A press release by our friends at Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch…  The vast majority of Louisiana judges will

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