Without, fanfare, the city of Shreveport finally filed suit on Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day, how ironic) against the financial bond advisor hand-picked by Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover: Calvin Grigsby. Seemingly, Glover has had a “love affair” with Grigsby, whose business reputation is checkered at best.
I have also reported about how cooking and smoking meth can be dangerous to anyone living where meth is being used (and this is especially true for children). But what happens when the meth cooks move away (or are arrested)? And consider this, people also cook and smoke meth in motel rooms, apartments and just about anywhere else you can imagine.
Jindal said, “Promoting a culture of life in Louisiana has been an important priority of mine since taking office, and I am proud to support these bills this legislative session. In this state, we uphold a culture of life that values human beings as unique creatures who were made by our Creator.
I linger over a moment of bee philosophy. When I die, or when Christ returns, where and how will He find me? There are some bees called drones, who have no stingers and produce no honey. They just hang around, mostly, and get in the way. In hard times, the workers let them starve to death, and I for one don’t blame them.
The second planned major event was set for Tuesday, March 4. This time it was heavily publicized, and outspoken Caddo Commissioner Ken Epperson had forwarded e-mails urging support for Jenkins. The only reason given by Jenkins for this cancellation was that he had to get his law office affairs in order.
As bills poured in to meet the pre-filing deadline for the 2014 legislative session in Louisiana, several emerged that will create significant changes to the domestic violence laws here. Most notably a package of bills introduced by New Orleans lawmakers Reps.
Big news here. And this doesn’t shock us – about the balanced budget, that is – since individual congressmen can’t seem to balance their own checkbooks. For the convenience of the legislators in D.C., the Sergeant at Arms Office runs a bank on the first floor of the Capitol building.
Louisiana should do away with jail time for those charged with simple marijuana possession, according to Louisianans for Responsible Reform, a new non-profit organization dedicated to reducing taxpayer waste and the harm to families that results from the state's current Draconian laws.