Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: politics

Does the governor’s race even matter?

Saturday’s election results brought to mind a popular meme. The one where Morpheus from “The Matrix” says, “What if I told you…” So, “What...

Sen. John Kennedy files legislation to protect community banks, consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) filed the Eliminating Corporate Shadow Banking Act of 2019 this week to close loopholes that would allow commercial companies to offer...

Could the GOP get supermajority in the Louisiana House?

By Maria Marsh and Abigail Hendren | LSU Manship School News Service  BATON ROUGE—While most of the attention is on the tight governor’s race in Saturday’s...

Kay: Senator Cassidy must say no to resurrecting tax extenders

Congress could soon renew a multibillion-dollar package of special-interest tax breaks that expired at the end of 2017, which go by the oh-so-Washington nickname...

Three Louisiana gubernatorial candidates clash in debate at LSU Thursday

By Raymond Constantino and Katherine Manuel, LSU Reveille BATON ROUGE — Three candidates for governor clashed over taxes and Medicaid in their first debate Thursday...

Gov. Edwards projects $500 million surplus while GOP lawmakers say that’s...

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The state of Louisiana finished the most recent fiscal year with a surplus of about $500 million, Gov. John...

The link between Fibrebond’s infrastructure woes & bad job numbers

The most recent job numbers for the Shreveport metropolitan statistical area (MSA) were…not great. And, they could get worse in a short amount of...

50 Louisiana lawmakers achieve perfect voting records on small business issues

BATON ROUGE — NFIB, the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, has revealed that 12 state senators and 38 representatives who served in 2018-19 achieved...

Local, State and Camp Minden officials meet with Fibrebond to discuss...

State and local officials are working diligently to ensure Fibrebond Corporation, and its 750 jobs stays in Minden. A meeting was held at Camp Minden...

Fibrebond looking at leaving Minden location

Fibrebond is investigating a move out of Minden and into East Texas, according to internal communications from the company’s leadership. A memo sent over the...