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But Edwards is right to trumpet access to preventive health care for hundreds of thousands of Louisianans as a signature success. Lawmakers seem bound and determined not to give his other ideas a chance to succeed as well. In what's become an annual ritual, the majority Republican Legislature this ...
Let's see. Almost everybody believes Louisiana is facing budget problems, and most of them see those problems as severe. In the abstract, they'd rather cut spending than raise taxes. Yet when faced with the prospect of specific cuts, they balk. Sounds like just another day in the Legislature, but it's actually ...

When it comes to addressing the state's $700 million “fiscal cliff,” a bipartisan majority of Louisiana residents—56%—support lowering state income tax in exchange for eliminating some deductions. That's according to the second of six installments of the annual Louisiana Survey by the Reilly Center for ...
Drinking Certificates Would Let Underaged Louisianans Buy Booze. Under-21 drinking laws don't work, a Louisiana state lawmaker says, so why not certify 19- and 20-year-olds who pass a class? By Beth Dalbey, Patch National Staff | Mar 22, 2018 2:27 pm ET | Updated Mar 22, 2018 2:31 pm ET ...
Welcoming springlike weather, blooming azaleas add a pop of color to the Capitol Gardens dressing up the new State Capitol Building Thursday March 8, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. The ice blue sky and beautiful weather may be the calm before a stormy legislative session that begins at high noon on ...
Louisianans hit by floods in 2016 will want to dust off their old tax returns from that year to tap new deductions and cash in on hundreds of millions of federal tax relief dollars for those who saw homes, cars and other property ruined by rising waters. Two changes wrapped in December's GOP-backed tax ...

Louisianans unhappy with local government according to new survey. (BATON ROUGE) - Louisiana is headed in the wrong direction, and the state's lawmakers are to blame. That's the finding of a new opinion poll. The Louisiana Manship School of Journalism surveyed 852 people. Half of them said the ...
BATON ROUGE — A survey released Thursday by Louisiana State University's Public Policy Research Lab reveals that many Louisianans are disillusioned with state government. Results of the 2018 Louisiana Survey show that overall, most citizens have little confidence in Gov. John Bel Edwards and the ...
“It is important to help the people of Louisiana to expand their culture and tighten the links between France and Louisiana,” Longchamps said. Their trip to the region coincides with New Orleans' 300th anniversary this year, as well as the 50th anniversary of the Council for the Development of French in ...
I've always known that the people of Louisiana are resilient. We've proved that more than ever over the past two years. 2016 was a year of loss for far too many Louisianans. And yet, when hurricanes pummeled our neighbors last year the same people who had lost everything in the floods a year before ...
PUBLIC OPINION. Louisianans fret land loss but don't blame climate. Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Fewer than half of Louisiana residents blame climate change for the state's coastal land loss, and many deny climate change exists at all, according to a statewide poll Lucid conducted for the New Orleans ...
PUBLIC OPINION. Louisianans fret land loss but don't blame climate. Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Fewer than half of Louisiana residents blame climate change for the state's coastal land loss, and many deny climate change exists at all, according to a statewide poll Lucid conducted for the New Orleans ...
"The people of Louisiana are better than what we are delivering, because so far we have delivered nothing," said Rep. Rob Shadoin, a Republican from Ruston. With the failure of the sales tax bill , the House adjourned without action on any income tax bills favored by Democrats, scheduled to return ...
And in reference to proposed revenue raising measures, the Ruston rep says, "No, (Louisianans) aren't under taxed, even though there are only four states in the United States that have an overall lower tax base. So, you can't say we're over taxed by any means." Hear Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty ...
Registered voters in Louisiana overwhelmingly favor comprehensive legislation that protects their internet activity, puts the tenants of net neutrality into law and ensures that all internet service providers are treated fairly, a newly released survey from the right-leaning Center for Individual Freedom in ...
Drug Arrest 2 Two Louisiana people were arrested for drugs Friday night following a traffic stop in Russell. According to dispatch logs, at 11:30 PM Friday, a Russell Police Officer stopped a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix at 1st and Fossil in Russell owned by Beverly Sue Snyder of WaKeeney. However, the ...
As Louisiana considers requiring many of its Medicaid recipients to work or volunteer in order to receive benefits, we must ensure the program is a win-win for participants and their communities. Simply put, we need to do it right! The Pelican State needs substantive programming around the proposed ...

“Every year, we look forward to giving Louisianans the opportunity to voice their opinions about their favorite king cakes and bakeries,” Connaughton said. “This year's competition was special for us at Innovative Advertising, because we were able to indulge in our favorite Louisiana past times while giving ...
For decades, sneaking into bars with fake IDs has been a right of passage for college students in Louisiana. But if Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, has his way, they may no longer need to rely on deceptive methods to get alcohol. As the LSU Manship School News Service reports, LaFleur's proposed ...
Recent changes include Medicaid expansion, which allowed 470,000 Louisianans access to healthcare. Sanford said under Edwards, funding for higher education has been stabilized for the first time in almost ten years, and admissions requests are on the rise by about 20 percent in the University of ...
The number of units going from Louisiana to Texas will rise as more and more affected Louisianans complete home repairs or find other long-term housing options. After removing vacated mobile homes, FEMA cleans and inspects all vacated units to ensure they remain suitable for temporary disaster ...
“Louisianans have compassionate hearts and a true spirit for helping those in need. That spirit shines brighter during the season of giving and I encourage all to consider donating blood.” LifeShare Blood Center reports that blood donations typically decline during the winter months jeopardizing the stability ...
Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy have the opportunity to give the hardworking people of Louisiana some much needed tax relief for ... Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation that would lower the federal tax burden and drastically simplify the filing process for Louisianans at every income level, as well as ...
Those are claimed less often by Louisianans than by residents of other ... with 24 percent of the total 2019 tax savings for Louisianans in the ...
Veterans and their families share memories of a war that killed nearly 1,000 Louisianans in an Louisiana Public Broadcasting documentary that ...
During the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of Louisianans served in a war that divided the nation. When it was over, more than 58,000 Americans ...
During the 60s and 70s, thousands of Louisianans served in a war that divided our nation. When it was over, more than 58,000 Americans had ...
Depicting the resilience of both the nutria and the Louisianans who've endured their presence for many years, Rodents of Unusual Size proves ...
"As the holiday shopping season commences this weekend, I hope all Louisianans will participate in Small Business Saturday and support ...
About 100,000 Louisianans were jobless, down more than 5,000 from September. Louisiana's unemployment rate doesn't rank among the 10 ...
Vidrine said this, coupled with news that grocers statewide are running sales on the fall staple, should have Louisianans in good spirits.
“This means that Louisianans save when taking the national average into account,” Vidrine said. The major price declines for the Louisiana survey came from turkey (16 pound), milk and sweet potatoes. Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter economist, reported that wholesale prices for turkeys are 12 to 15 percent ...
They are going to stall these contracts as long as they can even though it puts the health care of 1.6 million Louisianans, 800,000 of them ...
About 100,000 Louisianans were jobless in October, down more than 5,000 from September. Louisiana doesn't rank among the 10 states with ...
They coordinate healthcare for roughly 1.5 million Louisianans, including about 800,000 children, according to the Louisiana Department of ...
... in revenues if Congress cuts taxes for people or corporations is because the federal deductions Louisianans take would be worth less. Plus ...
"Simply put, this bill is bad for the people of Louisiana. My constituents aren't living in mansions; they're working people living in the same cities ...
Thanks to CMT for investing in the people of Louisiana. ... statewide campaign to connect Louisianans with the many available opportunities for ...
Public ports affect the lives of Louisianans every day. ... In arguing what is best for the people of Louisiana, these few businessmen and the ...
The SPLC is a proud member of Louisianans for Prison Alternatives, a diverse, statewide coalition that is committed to reducing the prison ...
... to come rescue them, the people of Louisiana used privately owned ... was responsible for saving the lives of thousands of Louisianans.
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Millions of Louisianans chose not to participate in the State Treasurer race this month.
“Louisianans showed their generosity and passion for service in helping our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico,” Gov. Edwards said. “I am proud ...
Long before his citizenship ceremony, Louisiana became home for Juan Martinez. It's where he met and married his wife and started raising a ...
President Trump's latest executive order is aimed at undoing key parts of the Affordable Care Act. The White House calls it a way to give ...
FREETOWN, La. (CN) – “The trees are dying, the grasses are dying. The birds we have are all crows – no hummingbirds left, no songbirds,” a ...
In a new report that analyzed the nine-page tax reform framework released Sept. 27 by Congressional Republican leadership, the nonprofit ...
"As Louisianans, we can empathize with hurricane victims in Texas, Florida and Maria. That's why I previously voted for disaster relief funding.
A robocall survey of 525 registered voters conducted Sept. 26 found 30 percent thought NFL players who took a knee during the playing of the ...
The people of Louisiana are resilient. ... reason: Bad government policies that have driven away opportunity when Louisianans need it most.


 

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