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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 Mike Stagg
2017 Coastal Master Plan: deciding who gets left behind
April 19, 2017
The state is $30 billion short of funding for the plan to save coastal South Louisiana from washing away. Wrenching choices are coming ...
Integrating Clicks & Mortar
April 17, 2017
As technology and competition reshape the retail landscape, two Lafayette mainstays blend in-store and online experiences to stay afloat ...
Following the Third Circuit Money
April 17, 2017
In the final weeks of the primary, big dollar donors — including plaintiff firms based outside the district — stepped up for the Perret campaign ...
Election Day spending: Perret pours it on, but Theall wins ROI
April 5, 2017
Candyce Perret significantly outspent Susan Theall on March 25, but Theall got way more bang for her buck — garnering five votes to Perret’s .8 votes for every dollar spent ...
No longer a long-shot candidate
March 27, 2017
Lafayette carries Susan Theall into a runoff with Candyce Perret ...
3rd Circuit race: high dollars & low interest
March 22, 2017
Can Candyce Perret’s huge money advantage deliver a win in a campaign that has turned off voters? ...
Four days out, here’s your humdinger of a 3rd Circuit roundup
March 21, 2017
With Anseman on the ballot and Theall apparently off the hook, Perret/Houghtaling move to block The IND’s efforts to unseal suits at Thursday hearing in New Orleans ...
Suit: Perret stalked ex-fiancé after 2004 breakup
March 17, 2017
John Houghtaling II’s 2005 lawsuit claims Perret, who is now seeking an appellate judgeship, once followed him and his new girlfriend to Europe to further the threats and harassment ...
Has Theall lost the high ground?
March 16, 2017
Personal loans from a Lafayette businessman funded Susan Theall’s successful 2011 15th JDC campaign in apparent violation of state campaign finance laws ...
March 15, 2017
The calendar is Vanessa Anseman’s toughest opponent in her bid to remain in the Third Circuit Court of Appeal race ...
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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