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    SADOW: No New Taxes In Caddo Or Bossier, Please

SADOW: No New Taxes In Caddo Or Bossier, Please

Voters on both Caddo and Bossier Parishes, but especially the latter, face some Trojan Horse proposals that likely will raise their taxes come late this year and early next year

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    WAGUESPACK: Opportunity Abounds for Louisiana Women In STEM

WAGUESPACK: Opportunity Abounds for Louisiana Women In STEM

Why do people rob banks? Because that is where the money is. While this simple logic has unfortunately encouraged some to pursue a life of crime over the years, there

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    MORE MISUSE? Mary Landrieu Campaigned At Katrina Jackson’s District Office

MORE MISUSE? Mary Landrieu Campaigned At Katrina Jackson’s District Office

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is no stranger to misusing public, taxpayer money. Last week, Landrieu attended a community meeting at State Rep. Katrina Jackson’s district office, the one that is

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    Another Pro-Life Endorsement For Bill Cassidy

Another Pro-Life Endorsement For Bill Cassidy

The national pro-life political action committee, the Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund has endorsed Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) in the Louisiana Senate race. The group’s super PAC, Women Speak Out PAC, has

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    UPDATED: They’ve Turned In The St. George Petition

UPDATED: They’ve Turned In The St. George Petition

UPDATE: The Registrar of Voters says the number of signatures the St. George organizers would need to satisfy the requirements of putting the incorporation on the ballot is 16,500 –

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    SADOW: Should Louisiana Count Its Bonus Money Toward This Year’s Budget?

SADOW: Should Louisiana Count Its Bonus Money Toward This Year’s Budget?

So the state lost track of around $320 million starting in 2002, and it’s out there available to be spent. Whether that means the state won’t need to reduce services

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SADOW: Onward And Upward With Education Reform

  SADOW: Onward And Upward With Education Reform

As expected, the Louisiana Supreme Court flushed home the slam dunk on the state’s 2012 revolutionary education reforms, and having

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POLITICO Asks Whether Cassidy Is Too Boring For Louisiana On The Day He Opens A Nine-Point Lead

  POLITICO Asks Whether Cassidy Is Too Boring For Louisiana On The Day He Opens A Nine-Point Lead

Timing is everything in politics. It’s pretty important in journalism, too. That’s a pretty good lesson for Burgess Everett of

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Houston Is Proving Why Baton Rouge Dodged A Bullet With That Fairness Ordinance

  Houston Is Proving Why Baton Rouge Dodged A Bullet With That Fairness Ordinance

Remember the July-August kerfuffle at the Baton Rouge Metro Council about the proposed “Fairness Ordinance” that would have supposedly banned

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UPDATED: Jindal’s Staff Is Presenting The Details Of The Budget Surplus On Friday

  UPDATED: Jindal’s Staff Is Presenting The Details Of The Budget Surplus On Friday

This week, you might have seen Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy’s skepticism over reports that the state is going to declare

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Mary Landrieu Pays Women Less Than Men, But She Says Its ‘Bogus’

  Mary Landrieu Pays Women Less Than Men, But She Says Its ‘Bogus’

During the most recent Senate debate, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) claimed that the allegations that her Senate office pays women

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SADOW: On The Purported Louisiana Budget Surplus…

  SADOW: On The Purported Louisiana Budget Surplus…

Regardless of the explanation of how it got there, the asserted budget surplus for Louisiana to close Fiscal Year 2014

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Really, Buddy? Really?

  Really, Buddy? Really?

UPDATE: Stupidity wins. The company who owns the landfill has announced they won’t accept the Ebola ashes… The Lake Charles

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Thanks Obamacare! Health Care Premiums Getting Higher And Higher

  Thanks Obamacare! Health Care Premiums Getting Higher And Higher

As the Affordable Care Act sets in, otherwise known as Obamacare, the higher and higher health care premiums are getting.

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SADOW: Let’s Prioritize Road Projects Rather Than Continue Whining About Them

  SADOW: Let’s Prioritize Road Projects Rather Than Continue Whining About Them

Did Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, a potential 2015 gubernatorial candidate, recently give a green light to tax increases for transportation?

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VIDEO: The Train Wreck That Will Have You Cringing

  VIDEO: The Train Wreck That Will Have You Cringing

And we are not talking about a metaphorical, political train wreck. This train wreck was caught on tape by a

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In Which I Take Some Time To Air A Petty Personal Grievance…

  In Which I Take Some Time To Air A Petty Personal Grievance…

…if I might be allowed to do so. Some of our more politically in-tune readers will remember that several weeks

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KANE: Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate

  KANE: Louisiana’s Declining Labor Force Participation Rate

While unemployment rates are important, they do not tell the whole story about the state of the economy in Louisiana

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SADOW: Your Guide To This Year’s Constitutional Amendments

  SADOW: Your Guide To This Year’s Constitutional Amendments

If you like dealing with constitutional amendments, then you’ll love the Nov. 4 ballot with 14 of them. As a

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