July 30, 2008 02:02 PM
State officials have convinced the nation’s top rating agencies to upgrade Louisiana’s credit score, but the fight for fiscal soundness is just beginning. It was the mother of all conference calls. Leading the pitch was Commissioner of Administration ...
May 28, 2008 12:00 AM
While the Legislature debates dual enrollment provisions for the governor’s workforce development package, a rural high school in Vernon Parish is already offering college credits and advanced training in a unique way – all without a government ...
April 30, 2008 11:31 AM
The state is prepared to spend millions on creating a new labor force that incorporates workers who have been left out — a mission that’ll take more than money and legislation to accomplish. Some 750,000 adults in Louisiana are outside of the traditional ...
March 26, 2008 11:41 AM
The tales of two Louisiana tycoons show that government relations can pay off in a big way for business development. In an effort to put a human face on his policy initiatives, Gov. Bobby Jindal peppered his speech for this year’s second special session ...
Feb. 27, 2008 12:00 AM
One or the other When lawmakers pressed Gov. Bobby Jindal earlier this month to open up more public records in his office, his chief attorney offered an assortment of objections, but none were as sound as his argument on protecting ongoing negotiations ...

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