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Teepell, Parker leave Jindal for new opportunities, but Register says it's the prez campaign

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 17:56 Written by

Jindal-collageToday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a number of new staff appointments in the Governor’s Office after Taylor Teepell and Matt Parker resigned.  According to the Jindal press release, both have resigned to pursue new opportunities.

Reflecting Germanwings pilot Lubitz mental illness and Nero
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 14:07 Written by

lubitzDepression, bad eyesight, psychosis, schizophrenia, clinical-this, manic-that....

Who cares if Andreas Guenter Lubitz, co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 was mentally ill?

PAR report: Louisiana, colleges rank poor but few steps off right track
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:53

lsuThe Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana has released a new research report, "Innovation in Louisiana: Maximizing Investment in University Research to Promote a Knowledge-Based Economy." The report examines the state of university research and development in Louisiana and makes recommendations to state leaders, higher education officials and businesses to foster a better environment for innovation.

No dynasty: Robertson clam ducks out of Indy Bowl
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:44 Written by

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by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Ducking out on Indy Bowl

    The Independence Bowl has been shot down by the infamous duck hunters from the declining reality show Duck Dynasty.

House GOP serving softballs in Hillary Clinton email server scandal
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:27 Written by

crook-nixonIn the midst of an email scandal that will not go away, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is being treated with kid gloves by House Republicans.  

Pinsonat: Shared sacrifice needed to fix $1.6B Louisiana budget mess
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 13:08 Written by

pinsonat-legisWhile the news media focuses upon the major Louisiana budget gap of roughly $1.6B, hard decisions need to be made, within a backdrop that voters might not understand the enormity of the budget cuts needed and the changes that need to be made to get through the upcoming legislative session. 

Citizen Man, Bob Mann, challenges Jindal, LSU Board and Rolfe McCollister
Monday, 30 March 2015 15:08 Written by

mannSoft-spoken, Bob Mann, former Democratic party-member, former staffer for John Breaux, and Governor Kathleen Blanco (and others) is on the warpath.

Pinsonat: Never have we faced this type of Legislative Session in Louisiana
Monday, 30 March 2015 14:18

pinsonat-vid-phoneOther than the Louisiana Legislators (and others), trying to somehow fill-in a $1.6B budget hole, arguably, the worse in modern Louisiana history, there are other matters on the legislative and political plate that will both impact and which will be the effect of what occurs during the session.

Waguespack: Viewing Louisiana's past and future
Monday, 30 March 2015 13:17 Written by

Louisiana capitolby Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

It was a chamber of commerce weather weekend.

All throughout Louisiana, the sunshine, nice temperatures and clear skies replaced the rain that had saturated most of the state over the last few weeks. It was a great weekend to get outdoors, work in the yard, eat your first crawfish of the spring or play a little ball. My wife and I kept the kids outside all weekend, soaking it in. We even visited downtown Baton Rouge to walk around the riverfront and hang out on the State Capitol grounds.

Vitter, Maness pop GATOR PAC, Sasol breaks ground, Demos slam Caldwell
Friday, 27 March 2015 14:40 Written by


GATORPACToday, Governor Bobby Jindal highlighted the start of construction for Sasol’s $8.1 billion ethane cracker complex as company and regional officials gathered for groundbreaking at the Calcasieu Parish site. The world-scale petrochemical complex will include an ethane cracker and six chemical manufacturing plants, to be built near Sasol’s existing Westlake, Louisiana, facilities. The project will roughly triple Sasol’s chemical production capacity in the United States.

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