Republicans and Louisiana GOP wanna stop Hillary Clinton and let’s cash in

Sunday, 12 April 2015 20:37

stop-hillary-compressedStop Hillary.

That is the message of the day for Republicans throughout the nation.  Stop Hillary Clinton.

It certainly has been the message in the various states, such as Louisiana, even hours after her Internet announcement today.

Stop Hillary.

The Louisiana GOP has a special treat for those pledging to stop Hillary.  A bumper sticker, donning the slogan, Stop Hillary, of course.

Jindal’s refusal to release email simply does matter
Saturday, 11 April 2015 13:49 Written by

jindal-wife 6More do as I say, not,  do as I do.

The Advocate and AP have reported that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, the so-called gold-standard paragon of government transparency, has refused to allow the public to see his emails.

Jindal spokesperson slams ACLU attorney's religious liberty bill criticism
Friday, 10 April 2015 15:55 Written by

jindal-betThe Jindal administration has taken to the airwaves to respond to a quote from an ACLU attorney's opinion concerning the impact of a controversial religious right bill that the governor says he will sign into law.  

Louisiana's uncivil contribution to War Between the States
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:25 Written by

jeffdavisby Jim Brown

The Civil War came to an end 150 years ago this week when an exhausted confederate army, led by General Robert E. Lee, formally surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at a farmhouse in Appomattox, Virginia.  From the beginning of the war to a bitter end on both sides, Louisiana played key roles in how this tragic war was fought.

How Louisiana budget was lost, Jindal guns at NRA fab; Boustany picked
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:11
Louisiana Democrats swipe at Jindal before Monday's legislative session start
Friday, 10 April 2015 12:34 Written by

jindal-cavutoThe Louisiana Democratic Party has continued to take swipes at Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, presumably, to weaken him in their efforts to seek negotiating opportunities as he enters into his final legislative session starting Monday.

GNO Inc's Hecht talks Inventory, tobacco, Internet taxes, Lottery sales fixes for Louisiana budget
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:36

hecht-2Hard, difficult, tough choices, for sure.

It will not be easy to plug a $1.6 billion dollar budget deficit this spring that could put Louisiana healthcare, higher education and other state services on the mat.

Michael Hecht, GNO Inc: Unpack Louisiana budget woes, economy strong
Thursday, 09 April 2015 16:04

hecht-budgetOn Monday April 13, the Louisiana legislative session begins.

This is not like any legislative session.  The state has a serious fiscal problem.  It is $1.6B dollars short of expenses.  Many are wondering how the state will fix the problem, if it can.

Louisiana 19th ranked state for being a taxpayer
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:21

wallettaxIt’s no secret that tax bills aren’t created equal. But while most of us understand that some states don’t charge income or sales taxes, we don’t necessarily realize how state-by-state tax differences result in us paying considerably more (or less) than our neighbors in other states. To answer that question, WalletHub today released a report on 2015’s Best & Worst States to Be a Taxpayer.





Health advocacy groups come out smoking in favor of cigarette tax for Louisiana
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:07 Written by

smokinThe Louisiana legislative session, days away from opening bell, is coming out “smoking” in favor of raising taxes on cigarettes.  

A coalition of five major health advocacy groups  launched the “Invest in a Healthy Louisiana” campaign at the State Capitol in which the partners united in support of legislation by Rep. Harold Ritchie to raise the tax on cigarettes which in turn will save thousands of Louisiana citizens from premature death.


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