by Lamar White, Publisher of Cenlamar.com
Four days ago, Gov. Bobby Jindal publicly excoriated Hillary Clinton on Twitter, accusing her of concealing her e-mails from the American public and implying that she had compromised national security by utilizing an e-mail server maintained from her home.
Louisiana bizzy news for today: New Orleaans laying tracks, Jefferson Parish JEDCO report, Baton Rouge Chamber (BRAC):
Just a week after the fireworks of the Fourth of July and the entertainment of Essence Fest, the Regional Transit Authority will mark a major milestone in the North Rampart Street/St. Claude Avenue Streetcar Project.
by Jeff Crouere
While Mayor Mitch Landrieu is worried about tearing down a 130-year old statue among other historical monuments, the city of New Orleans continues to be awash in criminal activity. Over the July 4th weekend, there was another series of shootings, robberies and rapes that confirmed New Orleans continues to be one of the most violent cities in the nation.
by Jeff Sadow
Like herpes, the manufactured conflict of the display of the (Third) Confederate (Battle) Flag keeps coming back, but in the latest outbreak including the passengers of Confederate memorials of any kind. Ironically, reactions to a repressive regime of the past invite a different kind of repression.
Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
Jindal strikes out on gay marriage ban
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriages are legal in all 50 states, Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal stonewalled.
By Lou Gehrig Burnett, publisher of Fax-Net
Stunning governor’s poll
A new poll on the Louisiana governor’s race has rocked the political landscape and paints a more accurate picture of how things stand today in the race which has four major candidates.
Suppose a Louisiana Democratic governor was on the road for roughly 40-50% of his days in office, yet, charging the Louisiana taxpayers the complete salary--plus millions of dollars in travel expenses for state police entourage?
When Donald Trump announced for President, he made some strong statements about the immigration problems facing our nation. He said that Mexico was “bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people." In essence, Trump noted that Mexico was not sending their scientists and scholars to America.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Brown & Root announce today that the company would establish its corporate office in Baton Rouge and that the relocation could increase the number of executives by 50 by the end of 2016, making an income of $192,000 per year, plus benefits.
Below is the statement from the Jindal administration:
Should any of the projected $6.7B dollars that Louisiana anticipates be used for the general funds now that the BP oil spill settlement has been agreed upon, subject to court approval?
The Louisiana State budget under Governor Bobby Jindal that went into effect on July 1 was $1.6B in the hole until the legislature raised over $700B in taxes on businesses. Future projections for state budgets are between one and two billion dollars per year.