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November 14 06:06 AM
Under the developing plan, retirees from the four state retirement systems — Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System, Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana, Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System, and Louisiana State Police Retirement System — will receive an additional $50 per month for a period of 12 months, beginning in July.
November 14 06:06 AM
This Veteran’s Day we honor those who serve and have served our country. Veterans put their lives on the line to protect our independence, our freedom and all the rights we hold dear. Now is the time to fight for them by ensuring they have access to health coverage.
November 14 06:06 AM
On Monday, Gov. Bobby Jindal highlighted the opening of ten miles of I-49 North from U.S. 71 to Arkansas’ state line. This $113 million expansion project establishes a vital transportation connection that will allow goods and services to move faster throughout Louisiana, while supporting an average of 10,000 commuters daily.
November 14 06:06 AM
Baxter Street in Shreveport, and the phone book lists this address. Baxter Street is not in District E. Hendricks changes his voter registration in October 2010 to South Brookwood Drive; Hendricks is not the owner of this house. (Hendricks was not available for comment.
October 31 09:30 AM
Dear Mr. Lawler, As always, I love your paper, and I appreciate the opportunity to comment. Let me first say I have no connection with any public official running for office, and, in fact, am not real sure who I will choose for the various offices. I just want to tell everyone — GO VOTE!.
October 31 09:30 AM
Tuesday, Nov. 4, will be the day of reckoning for Shreveport voters — and especially for those running for political office. For many, Tuesday will be a holiday, and predictions of possible showers could dampen (literally) plans other than voting. For others, it will be just another work day other than voting.
October 31 09:30 AM
Second, make sure you are an informed voter. Gather all the information you can about the candidates, the issues and the amendments. There is plenty of information out there, but keep in mind, in Louisiana, you only have three minutes to vote. That's not much time, and the ballot is full.
October 24 09:32 AM
After years of government cuts, Louisiana’s community hospitals need a more reliable source of funding to fulfill their mission of providing care for Louisiana’s families. The fact remains that over the past six years base payments to Louisiana’s community hospitals have been severely cut because of the current financial system in Louisiana.
October 24 09:32 AM
When it comes to voter interest, races for judgeships generally rate at the bottom of the political scale. This is especially true when the ballot is filled with the many races and constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Trina Chu/Charles Tutt race for the Caddo judgeship is an exception to the rule — for many reasons.

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