A constant question that is asked by those using air transportation into and out of the Shreveport Regional Airport is that of the airline fares — why are they higher than deemed “customary”? This question is never answered in terms that seem...
After delay beyond our control, a key part of my lawsuit against the Caddo Parish Commission now moves to the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport. Whitney Pesnell, my pro-bono attorney partner in the suit, will there seek the reversal of October rulings by state district Judge Ramone Lafitte.
With a new governor about to take over the reins of state, LSU and other Louisiana colleges are making a fullcourt press for more funding. They have a good argument to make. But what do taxpayers get in return? Have universities like LSU made their case for what they are presently doing with the money they have been receiving up until now?.
The report includes receipts for sales tax, individual income tax, general severance tax, corporation and franchise tax, gasoline and special fuels tax, and miscellaneous taxes cash receipts. The report does not include gambling revenues, fees, self-generated revenue and statutory dedications.
Kayla (although she provided her full name in the story, I am only using her first name here) never really had a chance. I have heard similar stories from so many women. You see, Kayla learned all about using drugs from her own mother – as many others did when they were young girls.
It looks like Louisiana is about to add between 200,000 and 300,000 people to the Medicaid rolls, assuming Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards follows through on his campaign promise to join the Medicaid portion of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), as I think he will.
Huey Long was the best friend and supporter LSU ever had. He was called the father of the modern LSU by the Virginia Quarterly Review in commenting: “Huey stroked LSU as if he had been coddling a newborn pet elephant. During fiscal stringency in all other American states, Huey force-fed LSU with increasing appropriations.
The election to fill the seat of now Caddo District Attorney James E. Stewart on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals will be on March 5 of next year; this is also the day of the Louisiana presidential primary. This election is from a minority sub-district in Caddo Parish, and only voters in that sub-district may vote.