David Vitter is calling on the big guns in his run for the Louisiana governor’s mansion. Today, he unveiled the support of former US President George H. W. Bush.
The Louisiana legislative session is approaching, the budget is in grave shortfall, revenues enhancers are being considered even by anti-tax republicans, a Governor's race in full bloom--so, is there any politics worth discussing on this cold-dreary-winter day?
Is the Bill Cassidy LSU double-billing controversy jigged or rigged?
Is the "jigged-up" Bill Cassidy LSU double-pay controversy over, dead and gone, as at least one conservative commentator claims? Or, has a just-released LSU audit of the "scandal" that arose during the last moments of the very hotly contested election between former US Senator Mary Landrieu and then US Rreepsentative Cassidy, been rigged due to powerful influences? Apparently, according to the public sentiments of the two bloggers who broke the story, Lamar White Jr. and Jason Berry, the audit is worthless.
The relative fitness of Pres. Barack Obama and Bobby Jindal have now become a national issue, as well as a statewide controversy. The question has been raised this week due to the Louisiana’s governor’s own self-promotional theatrics.
Mike Reitz, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, announced today he will retire from the post in mid-2016. When Reitz steps down in June of next year, he will have served the company for 40 years.