The INDsider - Viewpoint The INDsider - Viewpoint http://theind.com/articles.sec-140-1-Viewpoint.html Tue, 25 Sep 18 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA['You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet' - Bud Barrow is gone from Lourdes, but his legacy lives on. ]]> 'You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet' - Bud Barrow is gone from Lourdes, but his legacy lives on.
I’m not the only person who thinks much of the success Lourdes enjoys today would not have been possible had someone else been tapped for the top post more than a decade ago ......]]>
<![CDATA[I-49 Connector is link to stronger economic future]]> I-49 Connector is link to stronger economic future
Too little attention has been paid to the project’s substantial role in protecting our industry base and building a foundation for diversified economic growth in other sectors ......]]>
<![CDATA[Oil crisis: Is anyone guarding his assets? Anyone? Anyone?]]> Oil crisis: Is anyone guarding his assets? Anyone? Anyone?
Landman Tim Supple has lots of questions on the ‘fracklog’ issue, but he can’t find anyone with an answer ......]]>
<![CDATA[Louisiana’s Big Picture]]> Louisiana’s Big Picture
The Motion Picture Incentive Act states that its “primary purpose is to encourage development in Louisiana of a strong capital and infrastructure base for motion picture production in order to achieve an independent, self–supporting industry.” Yet ......]]>
<![CDATA[Letter to the Editor: An idea for fixing the film tax credit program]]> Letter to the Editor: An idea for fixing the film tax credit program
This session is an opportunity to figure out how to get a better return on our investment and wean the film industry from its dependence on tax credits ......]]>
<![CDATA[Letter: Retailers should be subject to same regulations as banks]]> Letter: Retailers should be subject to same regulations as banks
Louisiana banks are required by law to develop and maintain robust internal protections to combat and address criminal attacks ......]]>
<![CDATA[It’s the Autonomy, Stupid]]> It’s the Autonomy, Stupid
A recent City-Parish Council meeting once again put the lie to the idea that “consolidated” government serves the city of Lafayette’s interest. Nothing to see here, folks. Move along ......]]>
<![CDATA[ICYMI: Support the Airport Tax]]> ICYMI: Support the Airport Tax
Our View: It‘s reasonable, temporary and invests in Lafayette‘s future.     Lafayette essentially has two ways of introducing itself to outsiders - of making a first impression: our interstate gateways and our airport. The former make ......]]>