Guest columnists

April 29, 2014

Obama igniting Ukraine fire

How many American parents would proudly send their sons and daughters off to kill or be killed in Slovyansk or Donetsk? How many young men and […]
May 8, 2014

Cultivating diversified, growing economy

Just over six years ago, I took office just as our country was entering one of the deepest national recessions in decades. Nevertheless, I was determined […]
May 8, 2014

Why have levee districts?

Legislation is working its way through the Louisiana Legislature that would strip levee districts of their autonomy. Board members of several large levee boards are crying […]
May 13, 2014

Hospital deal rejection threatens budget

On paper, the federal rejection of financing plans for Gov. Bobby Jindal’s LSU hospital privatization deals looks like it has all the makings of a fiscal […]