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December 04 05:27 AM
With a new governor soon to take office in a state that is facing a massive government financial crisis, a litany of problems continues to mount. Higher education is on the ropes both financially and academically.
December 04 05:27 AM
For a second time, Louisiana Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera has issued a ruling against the Caddo Parish Commission's selfcreated retirement plan for commissioners. The Auditor's first warning as to the legality / constitutionality of the plan was issued in his letter to the Commission earlier this year, on Feb.
November 27 05:27 AM
In Palm Springs, Calif., last Friday, Nov. 20, just after 3 p.m., the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a fire at the Ramon Road Bridge, located between Landau Boulevard and Crossley Road. Palm Springs Police Lt.
November 27 05:27 AM
Louisianans have elected Democrat John Bel Edwards their governor. Does this prove Louisiana is not a "red," decidedly conservative state, or that Edwards was merely the lucky guy in the way of angry voters hell-bent on delivering a hot, hot message of disapproval to incumbent, senior U.
November 27 05:27 AM
The October 2015 Net Receipts Report shows that total state revenue thus far for 2015-2016 was $2.177 billion, a 14 percent decrease compared to that time last year. Sales tax receipt growth was up slightly. Personal income, severance and corporation/ franchise tax receipts were down.
November 27 05:27 AM
Four months ago in the Louisiana governor’s race, Sen. David Vitter was a slam-dunk. He seemed to have it all. Gobs of PAC money flowing in from all over the U.S., strong support from most of the Republican establishment including his GOP colleagues in Washington, and a huge lead in the polls.
November 20 06:34 AM
Sixty Rayburn was well known for his folksy sayings during legislative sessions. He often urged his colleagues to never forget the folks back home when deciding issues at the State Capitol. Sixty put it this way: “Always dance with the one that brought you.

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