Feb. 18, 2015 07:32 AM
In 1989, Louisiana voters wanted to make sure that state taxes on gas and diesel were spent on transportation-related improvements, so they wisely passed a constitutional amendment to create the Transportation Trust Fund ...
Feb. 3, 2015 01:54 PM
The professionals who work in the development community are well versed in our public hearing protocol. However, most of the general public is not familiar with the process ...
Jan. 22, 2015 01:19 PM
It seems that the administration is not seeking to solve the issue, just to complain about it ...
Dec. 9, 2014 11:42 AM
"There’s a lot of hard work to be done, but I’m committed to doing whatever it takes to turn this state from red to purple and eventually to blue" — Sen. Karen Carter-Peterson ...
Nov. 24, 2014 02:52 PM
"I want to take an opportunity to thank the people of Lafayette for allowing me to serve you for the last three years as your school superintendent." Former Superintendent Pat Cooper I want to take an opportunity to thank the people of Lafayette ...
Oct. 20, 2014 02:47 PM
"I feel it is appropriate to speak up when there are topics that are being bandied about with little or no factual data to back them." I feel it is appropriate to speak up when there are topics that are being bandied about with little or no factual ...
Oct. 16, 2014 08:38 PM
Whatever district you are in, please do your research. Find out what the schools need in order to teach. Better yet, ask your child's teacher. They know! In recent years, I have found that many voters vote with a blind eye; voting based solely on what ...
Oct. 14, 2014 08:56 PM
"Based on her last Op Ed, Kathleen Espinoza would like for you to believe that the Chamber of Commerce and LaPESC want to rob the LPSS of funding and funnel money out of our state. Never once in her piece did she explain why charter schools exist in Lafayette ...
Oct. 8, 2014 02:22 PM
"Attaining and sustaining an excellent school system requires a collaborative, respectful school board/superintendent leadership team, united around a common vision for action." Attaining and sustaining an excellent school system requires a collaborative ...
Sept. 25, 2014 08:46 PM
A school board candidate takes exception to the chamber's Common Vision initiative. "LaPesc believes that high quality charter schools are an important alternative for parents in our district. LPSS should consider charter school applications that ...

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