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.
Bayoubuzz business shorts for today, based upon press releases submitted
by Louisiana Representative Tim Burns,
Last week, Dr. Jim Richardson, the LSU economics professor, widely acknowledged to be the Dalai Lama of Louisiana fiscal and tax policy and long-standing member of the state’s Revenue Estimating Committee presented a study of Louisiana tax policy. He was assisted in the study by two economics professors from Tulane University, Dr. Steven Sheffrin and Dr. James Alm. The study was commissioned by House Speaker Chuck Kleckley and Senate President John Alario and paid for by the legislature and Tulane University.
The Louisiana Department of Education and the state's governor, Bobby Jindal, are engaged in a PR war of words over the issue of Common Core.
Jindal held a press conference outlining his approach to remove Common Core from Louisiana. The DOE, provided an update today on the testing this week.
Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni will announce his future political intentions tonight with a television commercial and a gathering.
It has been reported that Yenni will be running for Jefferson Parish President to replace current parish president John Young, a candidate for Lt. Governor.
Just imagine if Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal were to run for President of the United States but his own state could not afford a primary election?
On Wednesday, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will attend and open bids at an oil and gas lease sale offering 41.2 million acres for exploration and development in the Central Planning Area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
A recent poll reviewing the Louisiana electorate revealed a significant negative opinion voters have of its governor, Bobby Jindal. It also showed that David Vitter, at this point, will be in a runoff--come October election day.