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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 piece in these pages Monday touting the benefits of careers

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    SADOW: Myth vs. Fact In Louisiana Health Benefits Debate

SADOW: Myth vs. Fact In Louisiana Health Benefits Debate

At least the gripe session about changes to health insurance benefits of state employees, retirees, and some school board employees didn’t drag the entire Louisiana House of Representatives back, just

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    Here Are The REAL Numbers On Illegal Minors Flooding Louisiana Schools

Here Are The REAL Numbers On Illegal Minors Flooding Louisiana Schools

Recently, it was reported that the number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) who were relocated to the state of Louisiana was around 1,275. That number, though, has progressively increased now

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    CONVICTED: 11 Sentenced For Food Stamp, Child Care Assistance Fraud

CONVICTED: 11 Sentenced For Food Stamp, Child Care Assistance Fraud

A total of 11 individuals in the state have been convicted of fraudulently receiving more than $81,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) benefits, according

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    SADOW: There Are Solutions To Shreveport’s Fiscal Problems, If Only The Politicians Will Embrace Them

SADOW: There Are Solutions To Shreveport’s Fiscal Problems, If Only The Politicians Will Embrace Them

Whoever the next mayor of Shreveport will be, that person will have to face and will need to solve a capital projects crunch that shows no signs of abating, because

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    School Vouchers Are Saving Louisianans Millions

School Vouchers Are Saving Louisianans Millions

The Louisiana Scholarship Program is saving the state millions of dollars, according to a new report by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice (FFEC). Essentially, the school voucher program allows low-income

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WAGUESPACK: Manufacturing A Promising Career Choice For Post-Millenials

  WAGUESPACK: Manufacturing A Promising Career Choice For Post-Millenials

Most kids (and adults) have no idea what they want to be when they grow up. When I ask any

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SADOW: College Performance Measures Are A Good Idea

  SADOW: College Performance Measures Are A Good Idea

As the federal government moves towards completion of a ratings system for higher education, Louisiana State University System President and

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SADOW: Buddy Caldwell And John Bel Edwards Just Cost You Some Money

  SADOW: Buddy Caldwell And John Bel Edwards Just Cost You Some Money

A tag-team campaign stunt by state Rep. John Bel Edwards and Atty. Gen. Buddy Caldwell might cause some bureaucratic headaches

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With A Wanted Illegal Immigrant On The Loose, State Legislators Urge Jindal To Demand Action By Feds

  With A Wanted Illegal Immigrant On The Loose, State Legislators Urge Jindal To Demand Action By Feds

After it was reported that an illegal immigrant fugitive wanted by federal agents was mistakenly released of an illegal immigrant fugitive

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NOT AMUSED: Bill Cassidy Doesn’t Find Mary Landrieu’s Keg-Stand Funny

  NOT AMUSED: Bill Cassidy Doesn’t Find Mary Landrieu’s Keg-Stand Funny

By now, you’ve seen this photo of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) assisting an LSU fan with a keg-stand, which is

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Common Core Not What Jindal Says It Is, Auditor Reports

  Common Core Not What Jindal Says It Is, Auditor Reports

It is clear Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to rid the state of the Common Core State Standards, deeming them a

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SADOW: Interesting Races In Shreveport This November

  SADOW: Interesting Races In Shreveport This November

Besides the mayor’s race in Shreveport, some other interesting matchups loom for city voters on Nov. 4. As usual on

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Vitter: ‘Obama Bending Over Backwards To Give Illegals Obamacare’

  Vitter: ‘Obama Bending Over Backwards To Give Illegals Obamacare’

When it comes to Obamacare, President Barack Obama is trying his hardest to get illegal immigrants signed up, according to

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SADOW: Donate More, Lose More

  SADOW: Donate More, Lose More

Maybe they’re feeling the heat, so look for an effort by the single most sybaritic special interest in Louisiana to

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ADA Litigation: Improving access or just making money?

  ADA Litigation: Improving access or just making money?

Serial filer of ADA lawsuits targeting Louisiana businesses The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important tool in the

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SADOW: Tricky Decisions For St. George Organizers

  SADOW: Tricky Decisions For St. George Organizers

There’s a lot of timing involved in politics, as illustrated in the decision by backers of creating a municipality in

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Waguespack: Numbers Don’t Lie

  Waguespack: Numbers Don’t Lie

Get the facts and get involved. The world of politics is dominated by catch phrases, sound bites and talking points

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SADOW: They Don’t Want You To Know This, But Medicaid Expansion Is Actually The Worst Way To Full Coverage

  SADOW: They Don’t Want You To Know This, But Medicaid Expansion Is Actually The Worst Way To Full Coverage

With little fanfare, earlier this month Louisiana released its plan to have health care insurance provided to all citizens. With

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