Our View

August 5, 2009

Were voters saying, "Who cares" Saturday?

With nearly 68,000 registered voters in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, you’d think a decision as important as who will speak in Baton Rouge on behalf of […]
August 12, 2009

Stricter rules imposed on drivers should help

Motorists traveling Louisiana roads take note: new safety laws approved during the last state legislative session are in effect. Bottom line: behave or suffer the consequences. […]
August 19, 2009

‘Shooting spitballs at a battleship’?

Hate taxes? Who doesn’t? But fair-minded taxpayers know they are a necessary evil – the second certainty in life… after death. Morgan City Mayor Tim Matte […]
August 26, 2009

State oil, gas revenue & the big picture

Louisiana state government continues to experience budget ups and downs because of its heavy reliance on oil and gas revenues. Texas has weaned its everyday operations […]