Today, Governor Bobby Jindal highlighted the start of construction for Sasol’s $8.1 billion ethane cracker complex as company and regional officials gathered for groundbreaking at the Calcasieu Parish site. The world-scale petrochemical complex will include an ethane cracker and six chemical manufacturing plants, to be built near Sasol’s existing Westlake, Louisiana, facilities. The project will roughly triple Sasol’s chemical production capacity in the United States.
After five terms in the United States Senate and two terms in the House of Representatives, staunchly partisan Democrat Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) will retire at the end of this term. While he still has 22 months left in office to aggravate Republicans, the announcement was still a big blow to the Democratic Party.
The Louisiana legislative session is now only days away. How bad will it be for the state? Every year, we hear doomsayers, the sky is falling, the sky is falling. But, the sky is still blue and it is still over our heads.
So, should the Louisiana citizens be so pessimistic?
Friday morning news and social media--Harry Reid, federal budget, Steve Moret, Louisiana film tax credits, Jindal responds, Chris Rose and more..
So, last week, we read that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be postponing his “official” decision whether or not to take the presidential plunge. Although many of us believe the decision has been made many moons ago, we are told the decision and announcement will occur only after the current legislative session in early June.