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February 4, 2008

Ethics showdown

There’s a storm brewing in Baton Rouge. Sunday starts Gov. Bobby Jindal’s first foray into the state’s ethics fray. For years, Louisiana has shrugged off its […]
February 13, 2008

Job well done, LUMCON

With little fanfare, it was announced that Terrebonne Parish’s Dr. Nancy Rabalais, executive director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) was chosen to receive the […]
February 19, 2008

Righting the good ship ‘Graft and Dishonesty’

Now in week two of the state’s special legislative session, it is becoming clear Gov. Bobby Jindal’s hefty ethics reform package has hit rough seas. Although […]
February 28, 2008

Right people, right tools for the job

It’s been a banner week for the Louisiana State Police. First came the news that Lt. Col. Ralph Mitchell Jr. was named deputy superintendent, Crisis Response/Special […]