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Baton Rouge Chamber issues Louisiana governor election platform, focus on jobs

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:38 Written by

BATON-ROUGE-SKYJobs, 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.

Jay Dardenne wants to shake up Louisiana Dept. of Administration
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:29 Written by

dardenneLt. 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.

Treasurer Kennedy says New Orleans should engage in stop-question and frisk to reduce crime
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:22 Written by

kennedy-officeToday, 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.

Jindal says bye to Kristy Nichols as Admin Commissioner, Palmieri takes over
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 15:00

nichols-kristySay goodbye to Kristie Nichols.

Governor Bobby Jindal is doing just that.

Ask Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey about Hillary's sexual assault victim ad
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:59 Written by

bill clinton 3In 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.”

Google Hangouts, Meerket, Blab, Periscope: Election season webinar
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:40 Written by

meerkatStart the webcam or smart phone cameras, it’s election season once again. 

Webcam?  Smart phone camera?  Elections?

The CASE for the Louisiana Coalition for A Stronger Economy
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:05 Written by

waguespack-compressedBy 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. 

Sign of times with La. Governor and legislative elections
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 11:57

Lacapitol-red-blueby 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.

Dardenne releases first TV ad for Louisiana governor election
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 11:31 Written by

dardenne-adThe 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.

Good news after New Orleans loss to Cardinals; Saints next play Tampa Bay
Monday, 14 September 2015 14:07 Written by

        brees 6 4    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.


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