I picked up my daily newspaper on the first day of October, and three stories dominated the news. “The Government Shuts Down,” blarred one headline. We have been hearing about this possibility for months as Republicans and Democrats, alike, have dug in their heels, with little effort to avert the closure of numerous government facilities.
Government shutdown: Trashy, disgusting, putrid and intolerable.
I could probably think of other words that describe what is going on in Washington DC and throughout the nation, but, these are the three that come to mind, for now.
Congrats to Charlie Agostino and the wonderful work being performed at the Louisiana Business and Technology Center for their latest achievements.
This week the nation has witnessed the emergence of a new star on the political scene: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). He captivated millions of Americans with his amazing 21 hour filibuster against Obamacare.
Football season gives pause in Louisiana for the rough and tumble politics ahead. 2014 brings another totally unpredictable Louisiana legislative session, and congressional elections highlighted by a highly contested U.S. Senator race. Then the state jumps into what most political prognosticators views as a barnburner of a gubernatorial election in 2015.
The federal government has released a report showing expected premiums on qualified health plans in the 36 states in which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will support or fully run the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014, such as Louisiana.