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Jobs, jobs and more jobs
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released its 2015 gubernatorial election platform, identifying six public policy pillars for growing the regional economy.
The underlying pillar for growth is the development of jobs.
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, candidate for Governor, today has called for a shakeup in the Division of Administration, in order to ensure a more efficient and effective state management and finance agency.
Today, Treasurer John Kennedy is not frisking the state budget but wants New Orleans to implement a stop-question and frisk to reduce the “spiraling crime rate” in New Orleans.
In a new web advertisement, Hillary Clinton expresses solidarity with victims of sexual assault. She implores those who have been abused not to “let anyone silence your voice. You have a right to be heard. You have a right to be believed. We’re with you.”
By Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of LABI
Sometimes we can lose sight of the ultimate goal, especially when we are in the thick of the fight. The current political debate in Louisiana on government budgets and economic growth is a good example of this common mistake.
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Nine for governor
Nine candidates qualified for the coveted post of governor of Louisiana last week – three Democrats, three Republicans, two No Party, and one Other Party.
But the race remains a four-man battle between Republicans U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards.
The Jay Dardenne for Governor campaign has taken to the TV airwaves as his campaign released today his first television advertising of the campaign. The ad, titled “Something Good”, began running statewide this morning.
Brace yourselves, boys and girls, because Sunday’s 31-19 loss at Arizona just might be a snapshot of what could be a long Saints’ season. You can’t pin this one on one player or unit. It was a true team effort pushed along by mistakes and lack of execution from a combination of veterans, of whom we expect much, and young players who have been pushed out of the foxhole before they have experienced live fire.