edwards vicA couple of canaries in a coal mine may send mixed messages to Louisiana concerning its fiscal situation, making Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards both a winner and loser.

kkkFocus is back on the Ku Klux Klan following the tragic violence in Charlottesville last week. The Southern Poverty Law Center released data alleging that the Klan is still active in Louisiana, particularly in the central and northwest part of the state.

confederate caddoby Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

    After nine months of being tasked by the Caddo Commission to come up with a recommendation concerning the Confederate Monument on the Courthouse grounds, the Citizens Advisory Committee has finally delivered.
    The recommendation came after hours of listening to comments from citizens at public meetings and two failed attempts of reaching a decision because of absent members.

bernie treasurer raceLouisiana is in the middle of a "hot" election season.  On the local level, there are number of seats available, particularly in New Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Statewide, there is only one major election, that for Louisiana Treasurer due to a vacancy.

fat moneyYear after year, Louisiana sits at the top of the list for the most expensive state in the nation for auto insurance.  Insure.com just released a new study showing the Bayou State in a neck and neck race with Michigan to maintain it’s honor for average costs that tops $2000 a year.

  • Louisiana competes with Michigan for average costs for auto insurance

  • Louisiana one of the highest uninsured states for drivers

ochsner river parishIf you haven’t noticed lately, Ochsner’s name and signs have become a common symbol, with its medical footprint now throughout South Louisiana, from St. Bernard Parish to Lafayette to Baton Rouge.

The medical institution that was once a Jefferson Parish-only facility has grown, yet again, with the completion a relocation of services in the River Parishes, as follows in this press statement.. 

health us 2017 3Based upon findings from WalletHub, Louisiana's healthcare delivery might be approrpiately be considered needing intensive care.Specifically, WalletHub claims it is in last place in the nation.  in fact, WalletHub's findings indicates that since 2016, it has dropped from next to last place, to dead last.

Louisiana dead last in healthcare rank claims Wallethub

bayou briefA new Louisiana-based website, sporting a Pelican as the logo, was hatched this June and already it has received very respectable traffic to date. Based upon the work of its founder and contributions from its contributors, the site has great promise.

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