Tea Party candidate Colonel Rob Maness is a newcomer on the political scene. He consistently polls third holding down anywhere from high-single digits to mid-double digits in various recent surveys in the hotly-contested Louisiana US Senate race against Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy. However, in a recent CNN poll, in a two person contest against Mary Landrieu, Maness captured a whopping 38 percent against Landrieu's 38 percent strongly indicating if he were able to top Cassidy, he could become the state's new US Senator.
So former Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals Bruce Greenstein has joined an illustrious list of major state officeholders in Louisiana in garnering an indictment for activities related to his office. As the saga unfolds, the risk the state takes financially in pursuing this course of action is far greater than the chances of any wider malfeasance being uncovered.
Peter Schroeder, a writer for The Hill, has drunk the Kool-Aid.
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Jindal's no flight zone
Governor Bobby Jindal called on the Obama Administration to shut down flights coming into the United States from Ebola-stricken countries.
by Tom Aswell of Louisiana Voice
A survey to gauge state employee job satisfaction in the Division of Administration (DOA) should be an eye opener for Commissioner of Administration Kristy Kreme Nichols and agency heads throughout DOA—but it probably won’t be.
The epidemic that has devastated Western Africa has now arrived in the United States. In recent weeks, several infected healthcare workers have been flown back to the United States for successful treatment. However, a greater threat looms from ordinary citizens knowingly or unknowingly bringing the disease to our country.
Yesterday, we were informed that republican PSC Commissioner Scott Angelle would be throwing his helmet onto the gubernatorial campaign field. He wants to be our next governor. After his announcement, I wrote:
What IS it with “The Globe?”
That’s the tabloid that is always saying that Prince Charles is going to divorce Camilla, or that the Queen is ordering Charles to divorce Camilla, or that Kate Middleton is making the Queen order Charles to divorce Camilla.
Business shorts for today:
Jindal announces Stixis 230 jobs at Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, Blue Cross Blue Shield Announces dental coverage and a new Louisiana education tool…
Listening to Commissioner of Administration Kristy Kreme Nichols’ responses to questions during last Thursday’s House Appropriations Committee hearing over changes to the state Office of Group Benefits (OGB) health plans, one word kept coming to mine: bromides.