Guest columnists

January 19, 2011

Biggest legislative battle may not be over the budget

It may be the ugliest, cruelest, and most vicious process engaged in by the Legislature. It is called “redistricting.” In some ways it is reminiscent of […]
January 19, 2011

Education spending questionable

When Buddy Roemer was elected governor in 1987, one message that he seemingly never tired of repeating was that if elected, he would board up the […]
January 19, 2011

A Saints Story

I guess each one of us has a New Orleans Saints story, something that sticks with us for whatever reason. I have a few of my […]
January 26, 2011

8 more ways to balance the state budget

Here are eight additional ways to balance the state budget without destroying health care and higher education: • Abolish the state’s three separate systems of higher […]