waguespack labiSo many issues on the table, so much to discuss. There’s the Louisiana budget, possible tax increase and cuts and yes, Louisiana voter apathy.

Louisiana Association and Business and Industry’s President and CEO Stephen Waguespack will join me on the digital table tomorrow at 3PM in a Facebook Live and Twitter Live discussion to talk about many of the important industry issues in the state.

s LANDRIEU 208x152This is what happens when Louisiana loses mighty congressional "secret sauce" or, otherwise known as, "clout"..

city growthNew Orleans moves up four in city growth among big cities. Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport. plummet. Metairie soars. Kenner pretty much stays pat.

According to the website WalletHub.com, Louisiana’s top growth city is New Orleans which is ranked among all cities at the 168th position .  It’s rank is based upon a “sociodemeographics” rank of 66 but a Jobs and Economy rank of 363.

lou gehrig burnett by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net 

A Tale of Two Parishes
    The national controversy over whether athletes should stand for the National Anthem has hit home  in Bossier and Caddo parishes.  And there are stark differences in how it is being handled in each parish.
    Bossier took the lead.  In a statement, the  Bossier Parish School System said any student who does not stand during the National Anthem while participating in extracurricular activities will face consequences.

edmonson2The controversy which ultimately ended the distinguished career of the State Police Superintendent, Mike Edmonson, appears to have come to an end.

WESThe "Take a Knee" conflict that has developed between the NFL, NFL owners, NFL players and President Donald Trump and his supporters has sent shock waves and anger throughout America over the issue of whether the players and the league are being unAmerican and unpatriotic. 

bishopThe issue surrounding the Kaepernick-Trump-National Anthem-NFL and locally, the New Orleans Saints continues to swirl like a storm hitting a Caribbean Island today.

havard perkinsPresident Donald Trump has hit a nerve that could hit some NFL owners in the pocketbook. His comments about the National Anthem and the American Flag has send shockwaves and clarion calls across the NFL nation. Communities all over are beginning to question the wisdom of helping to help subsidize National Football League teams.   Much of the outrage against the popular American sport is in response to the NFL’s action this weekend of “taking a knee”.

treasurer mayorHow might  the New Orleans elections, particularly, the New Orleans Mayor’s race impact the upcoming Louisiana Treasurer’s race, with the elections being held the same day?

This is a question I asked Southern Media and Opinion Research’s President, pollster and political analyst Bernie Pinsonat earlier this week during a Facebook Live video discussion.

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