Our View

February 11, 2009

College cuts a problem

If higher education remains the key to economic development progress in Louisiana, the problems of a tough budget year and a highly political system of decision-making […]
February 18, 2009

A new role in recovery?

If ever there was a case of excessive governmental optimism, it was the creation of the Office of Gulf Coast Recovery for a period of three […]
February 26, 2009

Big payroll a major challenge for Jindal

Most of us have been so focused on the cost of President Barack Obama’s massive “stimulus” that we may not have noticed the financial picture here […]
March 4, 2009

Economic Rx a good boost for Tri-parishes

What do you call $53.4 million in funding for levees, maintaining waterways, transportation projects and efforts to bolster the shrimp and oyster industry? A good start. […]