Louisiana gubernatorial debate: TOPS, Vitter and New Orleans crime

Friday, 04 September 2015 11:13 Written by

gov-mansion 200x149During Wednesday’s night LPB statewide-televised Louisiana debate to help determine which person will be occupying the governor's mansion, most of the focus on the issues were upon education asked by the students as to the impact upon them. 

Jindal and $9.4B complex, Who replaces Heitmeier? Prez candidates on Kentucky clerk's jail order
Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:31

 church-and-state-300x181Jindal and $9.4B feasibility

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Formosa Petrochemical Corp. Chairman Bao-Lang Chen announced the company is studying the feasibility of an estimated $9.4 billion industrial complex in St. James Parish, where the company would build two project phases producing ethylene and a host of downstream chemical products. A final investment decision expected by mid-2016 will determine the final capital investment figure for the project, in which Formosa would create 1,200 new direct jobs with an average annual salary of $84,500, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development estimates the project also would result in 8,000 new indirect jobs, for a total of 9,200 new jobs in Louisiana.

Louisiana Medical News: Blue Cross Medicare Advantage , EJGH officer, Ochsner Emergency Rooms
Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:13 Written by

ejLouisiana Medical News for today: Blue Cross, EJGH, Ochsner

New Chief Strategy Officer at EJGH

Vitter dodge statewide TV Louisiana gubernatorial forum? Who performed best?
Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:33 Written by

LPB-debate-vitter-blabDid David Vitter duck the first statewide TV Louisiana Gubernatorial forum broadcasted on Louisiana Public Broadcast (LPB) Wednesday night that focused upon education and featured questions asked by students?

Louisiana: Bad roads, drivers, high DWI, highest auto insurance
Thursday, 03 September 2015 08:04 Written by

car-crashby Jim Brown

The results are in for 2015, and it comes as no surprise that Louisiana continues to lead the nation in having the highest automobile insurance rates.  A new study, just released by the Bankrate Group “ranked all 50 States according to a number of factors that determined where it’s the worst state to drive a car.” The analysis concluded that Louisiana is the worst state for drivers due “in large part because of the nation’s highest car insurance costs and above average fatal crash rate.” 

Adding up those Louisiana Governor's Election polls
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:18 Written by

gov-mansion 200x149It now appears that at least one pollster of the 2015 Louisiana gubernatorial contest figures a different electorate than recent trends suggest on which other pollsters base their samples. If he is correct, the contest’s dynamics differ from what commonly is believed.

Join, the historic Louisiana governor race chat tonight, a real tweet
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 14:57 Written by

collage-governor-blab-facebookWant to discuss the Louisiana Governor's election?  Who has the best policy--David Vitter, Jon Bel Edwards, Jay Dardenne or Scott Angelle?  

Rebelling against Cries for Confederate slogans, mascots changes in Louisiana
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:43 Written by

confedIn a frenzy to follow fad, should area government dissociate anything reeking of the Confederacy from schools and other public spaces?

Louisiana in mid-year budget crises, Jindal AWOL in Iowa, Campaign
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:31 Written by

jindal-cavutoThe latest polls tell a horrible story for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, the most persistent presidential candidate of them all. According to the Loras College Iowa poll, released today, Jindal is languishing at 1% support in Iowa, tied for 12th place. Thus, Jindal has received no political benefit from his countless trips, speeches and campaign appearances in the Hawkeye state. 

Treasurer Kennedy: Medicaid eating Louisiana alive, Jindal pushing problem to next governor
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 13:07 Written by

Jindal-kennedy-crouereTOPS, Medicaid in Louisiana hitting the bottom, the current Governor Bobby Jindal continuing the high cost of healthcare in Louisiana and pushing the problem off to the next administration—those were some of the topics discussed today in a WGSO radio interview with Treasurer John Kennedy.


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