Oct. 28, 2009 05:00 AM
As the U.S. Senate race between David Vitter and Charlie Melancon continues to ripen, women voters are emerging as a key constituency to watch. David Duke. It’s a name that conjures up Louisiana’s not-so-distant political past and, even darker ...
Oct. 28, 2009 05:00 AM
The bipartisan Congressional Natural Gas Caucus is well-timed, as the Senate is giving more attention to natural gas in its climate-change legislation. A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers has created a new caucus that’s dedicated solely ...
Oct. 26, 2009 04:03 PM
A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers have created a new caucus that’s dedicated solely to advocating and promoting the use of domestic natural gas. The Congressional Natural Gas Caucus is the first association of its kind and includes two ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
Louisiana Democrats have seen happier days, and the party’s future is just as shaky. If you consider yourself a hardcore Democrat, then the past few years in Louisiana politics have not been kind. You have only one like-minded soul left in the state’s ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
The hubbub around north Louisiana’s Haynesville Shale play continues to hog investments, oftentimes at the expense of coastal properties. If you believe the studies, economic analysis and corporate hype, the Haynesville Shale will become the nation’s ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
Could drilling actually lessen greenhouse gases? Just consider the following: • Louisiana spews more industrial carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than any other state in the nation, which equates to roughly 36 million metric tons of CO2. In fact ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
Jindal, Vitter push to expand OCS drilling, but Interior Department is pushing back Louisiana’s top Republicans are pressuring the U.S. Interior Department to deliver on a plan first launched by former President George W. Bush that would open up new ...
Oct. 16, 2009 05:30 PM
Louisiana’s October oil and gas lease sale, conducted Wednesday, seemed promising for a change —even though Acadiana properties were shut out (none was nominated for purchase). The Mineral Board collected more than $12.1 million in bonuses for the ...
Oct. 14, 2009 05:00 AM
After switching parties and losing a bid for the U.S. Senate last year, state Treasurer John Kennedy and his team are back in classic form. It takes a special kind of Republican to second guess Gov. Bobby Jindal, who’s among the darlings of the national ...
Oct. 14, 2009 05:00 AM
After switching parties and losing a bid for the U.S. Senate last year, state Treasurer John Kennedy and his team are back in classic form. It takes a special kind of Republican to second guess Gov. Bobby Jindal, who’s among the darlings of the national ...

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