Once again, Louisiana is facing another nightmare as the Louisiana legislature proceeds with its spring session, trying to balance its budget, while not hurting its business environment, yet, safeguarding the needs of those dependent upon state services.
With equal parts pugnaciousness and disingenuousness, Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards’ highly-politicized 2017 State of the State speech laid out a truly flawed vision for Louisiana going forward.
Shades of Katrina?
Is political partisanship raising its ugly head again in the face of another Louisiana disaster? Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards thinks so.
Edwards got some rough treatment from a congressional committee in Washington, D.C. when he testified before it recently about the state’s response to flood problems.
Is Russia now our enemy, once again?
Did Donald Trump make the right move or was the latest attack, simply some wag the dog?
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net
The governor’s tax plan
Gov. John Bel Edwards has revealed his tax plan, which is sure to draw fire from Republican legislators and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
Yesterday, governor John Bel Edwards released his new tax plan as the state awaits the major debate as it approaches its spring legislative session.
As expected, the plan is met with criticisms from business interests and political conservatives and is being praised by some on the other side of the political spectrum.
It’s déjà vu all over again for a broadband access project in Louisiana that saw the same mistakes repeated, leading to its demise both times.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that Louisiana has endured adverse credit rating changes since Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards assumed office, completing a downgrade trifecta last week.
The question of healthcare and Medicaid will have a profound impact on those states who have opted into the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Medicaid expansion. Below is a letter sent by Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards to top Congressional officials urging them to protect that part of Obamacare
He took his time, but Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards three months after losing an injunction mooting his executive order JBE 16-11 got around to appealing the ruling – a move seemingly more for political consumption than with any real hope of prevailing.