On Thursday, the John Bel Edwards administration released its executive budget.
Anticipated is a roughly $440 million dollar shortfall for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.
Donald Trump appeared at CPAC on Friday to give another campaign speech. He railed against “horrible regulations,” promised to put miners back to work with “beautiful clean coal” while protecting the environment. Trump, also, promised to make the Republican Party the party of jobs. That’s a lot of promising and the enthusiasm for this kind of hopeful rhetoric, occasionally contradictory, is going to wear thin without specific action plans to back up the words.
Across the country, angry mobs of protesters are flooding town hall meetings of GOP Senators and Representatives. The liberal media is enjoying the spectacle and emphasizing the supposed grassroots anger of average Americans.
Going from one budget crises to another.
One day after an emotional Louisiana legislative special session to patch a budget hole of $304 million dollars, Governor John Bel Edwards is focused upon a new crises.
For me, another name from the past, another local basketball great. Another National Basketball Retired Players Association member I was honored to talk with this NBA All-Star Weekend, last Friday.