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    Louisiana’s Own Phil Robertson Wins The Breitbart Free Speech Award At CPAC, Calls STDs ‘Revenge Of The Hippies’

Louisiana’s Own Phil Robertson Wins The Breitbart Free Speech Award At CPAC, Calls STDs ‘Revenge Of The Hippies’

Citizens United and Breitbart.com awarded West Monroe’s own Phil Robertson, the owner of Duck Commander and one of the stars of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty”, its Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First

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    Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

Jindal Releases 2016 Budget; Looks Like An Effective $377 Million Business Tax Increase

There’s a lot to go through here, so it’s going to be difficult to have a comprehensive reaction until Monday, but it looks as though the Jindal administration is seeking

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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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    Karen Carter Peterson Hell-Bent On Medicaid Expansion

Karen Carter Peterson Hell-Bent On Medicaid Expansion

Though Medicaid expansion, as part of complying with Obamacare throughout the states, has been turned down numerous times, Louisiana Democratic Chairwoman State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson (D-New Orleans) is still

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    SADOW: The Coming EITC Retention Mistake

SADOW: The Coming EITC Retention Mistake

When Gov. Bobby Jindal reveals his fiscal year 2016 budget tomorrow, it looks as if he will continue the trend of advocating tepid solutions to Louisiana’s pressing budgetary difficulties and

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    CAUSEWAY CELL-PHONE BAN: Safety Precaution Or Govt. Intrusion?

CAUSEWAY CELL-PHONE BAN: Safety Precaution Or Govt. Intrusion?

If a plan by Rep. Tim Burns (R-Mandeville) comes to fruition during the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session, any cell-phone use while driving on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway will become illegal.

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Don’t Fall Over, But LSU Concludes Their Bill Cassidy Investigation…And Clears Him

  Don’t Fall Over, But LSU Concludes Their Bill Cassidy Investigation…And Clears Him

Apology from Lamar White, the Reeds and the rest of the Mary Landrieu dead-enders in 3…2….1…never. But for the rest

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SADOW: The Motion Picture Tax Credit Reform Bill Is Pretty Weak Sauce

  SADOW: The Motion Picture Tax Credit Reform Bill Is Pretty Weak Sauce

The film industry has scrambled successfully to keep from drying up its mother milk from Louisiana taxpayers, if the suggested

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How Bernard Taylor Is Proving That School Choice Works In Baton Rouge

  How Bernard Taylor Is Proving That School Choice Works In Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge School Superintendent Bernard Taylor last week unveiled a plan to create a series of school clusters and new

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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

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COMMONLY OPPOSED: Scott Angelle Latest Gubernatorial Candidate To Condemn Common Core

  COMMONLY OPPOSED: Scott Angelle Latest Gubernatorial Candidate To Condemn Common Core

If there is one thing that most of Louisiana’s gubernatorial candidates have in common, it is their strong opposition to

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Sidney Torres Takes It Upon Himself To Fight French Quarter Crime

  Sidney Torres Takes It Upon Himself To Fight French Quarter Crime

In what may be an upstaging of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, trash business entrepreneur Sidney Torres is set to

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SADOW: It’s Time For Louisiana To Dump Useless Vehicle Inspection Fees

  SADOW: It’s Time For Louisiana To Dump Useless Vehicle Inspection Fees

Louisiana may be grubbing for revenues at this time, but it acts best to emulate its neighbor by eliminating the

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HUDSON: Susan Nelson – the “Independent” in the District 66 Race

  HUDSON: Susan Nelson – the “Independent” in the District 66 Race

Susan Nelson is running in the District 66 race as an Independent. However, if a person were to take a

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HUDSON: How Do The District 66 Candidates Stack Up On St. George?

  HUDSON: How Do The District 66 Candidates Stack Up On St. George?

I came across an interesting post on the St. George Facebook Page: “The special election for House District 66 is

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NOPD Still Not Sure If Two New Orleans Double Shootings Are Connected

  NOPD Still Not Sure If Two New Orleans Double Shootings Are Connected

After two double shootings in the New Orleans East area of the city took place yesterday and the day before,

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SADOW: Another Shot At A UNO-SUNO Merger In The Offing?

  SADOW: Another Shot At A UNO-SUNO Merger In The Offing?

Better late than never, never let a crisis go to waste, or whatever saying fits to describe an attempt to

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Everything You Need To Know About New Orleans’ Proposed ‘Rental Registry’

  Everything You Need To Know About New Orleans’ Proposed ‘Rental Registry’

If New Orleans City Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell (D) gets her way, the city of New Orleans will mandate all rental

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SADOW: Louisiana’s Budget Resolution Hangs On The Politics Of Definitions

  SADOW: Louisiana’s Budget Resolution Hangs On The Politics Of Definitions

As policy-makers scramble to find ways to make sure Louisiana can find enough money to spare itself, principally in higher

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