Our View

March 11, 2009

Flood maps another nail in coast’s coffin?

After hurricanes Katrina and Rita pummeled Louisiana’s coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency faced its share of criticism. First, there was the slow response time. And […]
March 18, 2009

Incarceration politics

Adam Gelb, director of the Pew Center for the States’ public safety performance project, cites a change in politics regarding incarceration in Louisiana. Change would be […]
March 26, 2009

Clean up your act!

If you’re in downtown Houma on March 31 and you’re dying to toss that scrap of cellophane wrapper out the car window, the Terrebonne Garden Club […]
April 3, 2009

Education reform is overdue in Louisiana

“We’ve seen a race to the bottom. States are lying to children. They are lying to parents. They’re ignoring failure, and that’s unacceptable. We have to […]