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Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA
Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster
Parish (red) ink: What would you do?
JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill
Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules
JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill
Walter Pierce RE:
In defense of public broadcasting
Mailbag, June 7, 2017
Cross Wise: Voter-fraud commission is a solution seeking a problem
Letters: LSMSA name change wrong
Good riddance to monuments, but they’re only scabs on a deeper wound
Letter: Fix broken immigration system
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By Pearson Cross
CROSS-WISE: Apathy and Ambition
Oct. 2, 2015
With each passing election cycle, fewer and fewer citizens are throwing their name in the electoral hat ...
CROSS-WISE: Who’s Afraid of Carol Ross?
Sept. 1, 2015
The businesswoman with ties to the Tea Party says anyone who sees her as an obstructionist doesn’t know her record ...
CROSS-WISE: Failing the Test
Aug. 3, 2015
Don’t be fooled by a scorecard that aims to intimidate legislators rather than inform the public ...
Hot Air Apparent
July 1, 2015
If the bombastic David Vitter ascends to the governor’s office, who is his likely replacement in the Senate? ...
CROSS-WISE: The State They Gave Away
June 1, 2015
As the contentious process of addressing a $1.6 billion dollar deficit drags into June, legislators would do well to remember that much of their suffering is self-inflicted ...
CROSS WISE: Second in Command
May 1, 2015
Has the time come for Louisiana to consider a governor/lieutenant governor “ticket” to better manage the state? ...
Cross-wise: One to Watch
April 1, 2015
Right now it’s Boudreaux vs. Thierry in District 24, but for real excitement don’t count incumbent Elbert Guillory out just yet ...
The Durel Factor
March 2, 2015
Voters who want to see JoDu’s important initiatives completed or broadened will favor his right-hand man in the race to replace him ...
Who's Protecting Higher Education?
Oct. 15, 2014
While Amendments 1 and 2 will shield some health care providers from the budgetary whims of Gov. Jindal, they could make higher ed even more vulnerable to cuts ...
Trump&rsquo;s transportation budget threatens the Connector
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ...
Mellow Mushroom shuts down, Drago's moves in
Drago's set to take over the location in August ...
Good riddance to monuments, but they&rsquo;re only scabs on a deeper wound
We need to face up to how the “new New Orleans,” so celebrated by the Mayor and the self-anointed civic elite, in fact amounts to a hostile assault on African-American families and the working poor ...
Cordick named interim public works director
Six candidates vie for permanent job; no timeline released for selection process ...
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