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Louisiana Treas. Kennedy claims $63M hole with "check kiting"-type practices

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 17:53

Kennedy-interview2With the new fiscal year starting today, Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy, has taken a slap at the Louisiana legislature and Governor Jindal claiming Louisiana is starting the new fiscal year with a $63 million hole due to procedures utilized that in the bank business would be called "check kiting".

Bourbon Street shooting, crimes could wound New Orleans tourism
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 12:42 Written by

CRIME-SCENEFor generations, the people of New Orleans have dealt with an out of control crime problem. The city has regularly been listed as the Murder Capital of the nation. Certain neighborhoods in New Orleans always seem to be crime hot spots. Sadly, this crime epidemic has now spread to our tourist areas.

No "sealed with a kiss" or Duck Soup Party for Congressman McAllister
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 11:37

sealed-kissThe Kissing Congressman Vance McAllister announced on Monday that he was not going to kiss-off chances of his becoming a one-year Congrressman.  Reversing a prior public decision, McAllister announced he wanted the people to decide on whether he deserves another chance in US Congress.

Obama, media, Democrats tap-dancing on US Constitution
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 11:12

obama-whistleby Ron Chapman

President Obama has already set a record with twenty unanimous Supreme Court decisions against his administration among other simple majority rejections.  One would think he would re-appraise his approach to governance and recognize that he may be over-extending the constitutional limits of Presidential power.

Jindal vs. DOE's White for Louisiana's Common Core Pay per View
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:44 Written by

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by Tom Aswell, Publisher of Louisiana Voice

The news just keeps getting worse for Superintendent of Education John White.

Gov. Bobby Jindal has put White on a short leash with Executive Order BJ 2014-7 on June 18 and last Wednesday (June 25) Internal Audit Administrator Marsha Guidry issued an extensive laundry list of documents information relating to the Department of Education’s (DOE) contract with Data Recognition Corp.

Louisiana 6th Congressional Dist. Poll, Landrieu secures for I-20 Corridor
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:28

edwards-trina-news-conferenceAnother 6th District poll
On the heels of the poll we reported on last week on the race for the 6th District Congressional seat being vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, comes another one.

Hobby Lobby: Jeff Landry, Donna Brazile, Santorum, Pribus, Wendy Davis, more
Monday, 30 June 2014 14:09

obamcare-keepAfter the very controversial Hobby Lobby case in which the US Supreme Court ruled against a provision in the Affordable Care Act challenged by Hobby Lobby, various politicians, organizations and pundits have spoken out to praise or condemn the court's ruling.

Jindal rejoices in Hobby Lobby decision; Blasts assault on religious freedom
Monday, 30 June 2014 09:34 Written by

jindal-obamaLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who has been on campaign tours for US President candidacy promoting the theme of religious liberty, issued this statement today after the US Supreme Court ruled on a controversial Obamacare provision involving Hobby Lobby: 

Cochran-McDaniel mess keeps 'Ol Man Mississippi in the Muddy
Friday, 27 June 2014 13:30 Written by


ol-manOn Tuesday night, long time incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) defeated Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in the GOP Senate primary by a mere 6,800 votes. This razor thin margin was due to an influx of Democrats who entered the Republican primary to vote for Cochran.

Fat City Hires Project Manager; Laney Chouest Appointed Board Member; and more
Friday, 27 June 2014 11:20 Written by

new-orleans-tourismFat City, Inc. hires new project manager; Laney Chouest appointed to Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans; Farm to Table Symposium program; and more. These are the latest business news.

 

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