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Did The A.G. Break The Law?

Did The A.G. Break The Law?

Jeremy Alford September 19, 2013 0

In the ongoing debate over a historic lawsuit filed by a New Orleans area levee board against 97 energy companies, the Louisiana Oil and Gas Assoc. is now accusing Attorney General Buddy Caldwell of

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Racial Voting Trends Change

Racial Voting Trends Change

Jeremy Alford September 5, 2013 0

With important federal and state elections just around the corner, consultants, politicians and pollsters are trying to make sense of Louisiana’s voter registration numbers, which have slowly been morphing into a new kind of

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Tuition Freedom Issue Gets Recharged

Tuition Freedom Issue Gets Recharged

Jeremy Alford August 15, 2013 0

While legislation granting university boards increased control over tuition increases failed to gain the momentum it needed in this year’s regular session, the issue is already picking up steam for a 2014 return. House

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Audit Turns Spotlight On Tax Assessments

Audit Turns Spotlight On Tax Assessments

Jeremy Alford August 1, 2013 0

An investigation conducted by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office not only poses questions about the state Tax Commission’s practices, but also its politics. The audit found the commission routinely approves changes to homeowners’ property

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Money In Senate Race Opens Up

Money In Senate Race Opens Up

Jeremy Alford July 18, 2013 0

The two leading candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race are currently holding more than $8 million collectively in their campaign war chests. That’s setting up the contest between incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu and

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