Guest columnists

February 10, 2015

La. environmental lobby gains prominent ally

Environmentalists have always had a tough slog in Louisiana, where the oil and gas industry provides tens of thousands of jobs and chemical plants dot the […]
February 18, 2015

Jindal political rhetoric limits budget solutions

Even Jindal is looking for technicalities in his positions, so he can claim he isn’t violating his philosophical stances while also identifying ways to fill a […]
February 24, 2015

La. lawmakers don’t offer solutions on higher ed cuts

With formal budget negotiations slated to begin this week, Louisiana legislative leaders gave higher education officials no assurances Monday that lawmakers have a short-term plan to […]
March 11, 2015

Jindal budget relies on millions in shaky funding

Louisiana’s public college leaders and health care providers have been left as beggars by Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget proposal. The Republican governor’s $24.6 billion budget for […]