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May 26, 2010

Public retirement system taxing on La.

Louisiana’s generous retirement system for public employees is unaffordable and will ruin the state unless major reforms are enacted. Some legislators are starting to grasp that […]
June 2, 2010

Lure of ‘rainy day’ fund foreboding

Past the halfway point, amid a great deal of acrimony, there is a strange feeling at the State Capitol that the legislative session hasn’t really begun. […]
June 9, 2010

Coastal region finally getting its due

The U.S. Senate came through with some help for Louisiana’s beleaguered wetlands thanks to bipartisan efforts led by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., with co-sponsors Sens. David […]
June 16, 2010

Day 58 of the spill – still no end in sight

In a snarky, tough-guy response to a question posed by the Today Show’s Matt Lauer last week, President Barack Obama smiled back as he told the […]