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    BRIGGS: Believe It Or Not, BP Is Answering The Challenge

BRIGGS: Believe It Or Not, BP Is Answering The Challenge

The oil and gas industry has a storied history in the state of Louisiana. Over the last one hundred years, the industry has provided hundreds of thousands of direct and

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    MARTIN: Time To End Solar Feeding Frenzy In Louisiana

MARTIN: Time To End Solar Feeding Frenzy In Louisiana

Editor’s Note: A guest column from Jim Martin, chairman of the  60 Plus Association. Recently, the president of one of Florida’s largest solar companies explained to the media, “Solar doesn’t

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    BRIGGS: Keep Louisiana Competitive

BRIGGS: Keep Louisiana Competitive

As the 2015 Louisiana State Legislature convenes, a $1.6 billion budget deficit has everyone wondering what or who gets cut first? While the state has a deficit to deal with

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    Bad News For Big Solar, A Bill Has Been Filed To Take Away Their Corporate Welfare

Bad News For Big Solar, A Bill Has Been Filed To Take Away Their Corporate Welfare

A Louisiana legislator has had enough of the corporate welfare that is being handed out to Louisiana’s solar industry. State Rep. Lance Harris (R-Alexandria) has filed HB 279, which brings

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    The Obama Administration Declares War On Fracking

The Obama Administration Declares War On Fracking

In a decision that should please environmentalists, OPEC and bored St. Tammany Parish housewives; the Obama administration has announced a series of new rules on fracking operations on Federal land.

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    Big Solar Hysterically Pushes For Corporate Welfare Even As Harvard Study Blasts Solar Subsidies

Big Solar Hysterically Pushes For Corporate Welfare Even As Harvard Study Blasts Solar Subsidies

The head of Louisiana’s Big Solar trade group, GSREIA, is still at it. Last week, we pointed out how Jeffrey Cantin, GSREIA’s head, was blasting a PSC study that said Big

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BRIGGS: The Keystone XL Pipeline Still Makes Sense

  BRIGGS: The Keystone XL Pipeline Still Makes Sense

Take your pick as to the reason why the Keystone XL pipeline is necessary for the United States’ future. Most

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Angelle: Washington’s War on Energy

  Angelle: Washington’s War on Energy

Washington, D.C. is engaged in a war on America’s energy industry. An industry that in Louisiana alone supports more than

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Louisiana-based Big Solar Companies Make Hysterical Defense Of Corporate Welfare

  Louisiana-based Big Solar Companies Make Hysterical Defense Of Corporate Welfare

As we’ve been reporting on The Hayride, Big Solar has been very unhappy with a study recently released by the Louisiana

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So Barack, Maybe You Should Have Allowed The Keystone XL Pipeline After All…..

  So Barack, Maybe You Should Have Allowed The Keystone XL Pipeline After All…..

Yesterday, the White House announced that it was going to impose new sanctions on Venezuela. The sanctions are in response

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The Populist Vampire Walks Again: Nevers And Ritchie Propose An Oil Processing Fee

  The Populist Vampire Walks Again: Nevers And Ritchie Propose An Oil Processing Fee

Like a bad nightmare, the vampire known as the oil processing fee is back for the upcoming legislative session. The proposed

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Big Solar’s Waaambulance Gets Crowded As Another Out Of State Group Attacks Eric Skrmetta And The PSC

  Big Solar’s Waaambulance Gets Crowded As Another Out Of State Group Attacks Eric Skrmetta And The PSC

Big Solar’s waaambulance is getting crowded with out of state lobbyists and welfare queens, I mean solar distributors, lining up to

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Big Solar Calls The Waaaambulance After PSC Study Shows Solar Subsidies Are A Ripoff For Louisiana

  Big Solar Calls The Waaaambulance After PSC Study Shows Solar Subsidies Are A Ripoff For Louisiana

Big Solar has been trying to destroy Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Eric Skrmetta. Skrmetta’s crime is simply this, standing up

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These Are The Keystone Pipeline Claims The Washington Post Is Slamming Obama For

  These Are The Keystone Pipeline Claims The Washington Post Is Slamming Obama For

One of the country’s most liberal newspapers is slamming President Obama for some very untruthful comments he made about the Keystone

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BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Is Tightening Its Belt

  BRIGGS: Oil And Gas Is Tightening Its Belt

An oil and gas analyst has no problem finding a job today. Similar to the weatherman, the energy sector is

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These 4 Louisiana Republicans Are Slamming Obama’s Keystone Veto

  These 4 Louisiana Republicans Are Slamming Obama’s Keystone Veto

After the Keystone XL Pipeline was vetoed by President Barack Obama yesterday, it was not long before House and Senate

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LANDRY: Preventing Coastal Extortion

  LANDRY: Preventing Coastal Extortion

Last year, I wrote extensively on how the Attorney General had engaged in a pattern of promoting frivolous lawsuits against

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SURPRISE! Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline

  SURPRISE! Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline

In a not-so-surprising move by President Barack Obama, the Keystone XL Pipeline was vetoed once it hit the president’s desk.

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KANE: EPA Regulations To Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices By 22 Percent

  KANE: EPA Regulations To Increase Louisiana Electricity Prices By 22 Percent

New EPA rules will cost state economy $968 million and eliminate 16,260 jobs by 2030 Today the Pelican Institute for

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