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National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, an opportunity for us to take care of ourselves, our health, and our community.

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Common Core makes common sense

Having seen firsthand how increased rigor and standards have driven our children to greater heights academically in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and other parts of

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Support bill to restrict payday loans
Representative Ted James (D-Baton Rouge) and Senator Ben Nevers (D-Bogalusa) are sponsoring legislation that cap annual percentage rate (APR) at 36 percent on payday loans. This legislation offers Louisi­ana ...
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Improve Louisiana’s Lawsuit Climate While the altruistic goal of America’s civil justice system is to make restitution to victims wrongfully injured, it is no secret that litigation has transformed over the ...
Tobacco withdrawal
The recent announcement from CVS that they will become the first large retail pharmacy chain to quit selling tobacco products in their stores as of October 1, 2014, is a ...
Louisiana taxpayers- have we got a deal for you!
You’re not really going to pay your Louisiana state taxes on time are you? Why on earth would you do that? Why not do what so many other ...
We can’t build a strong economy on a weak base
Let’s bring the spirit of Christmas to Congress. The last time the minimum wage went up was in 2009, and, as the owner of a Christmas tree ...
Let’s Save L. B. Landry’s Legacy…
Something very disturbing happened in my community in August 2013. Two high schools allegedly became one; a merger took place between L. B. Landry (LBL) and O. Perry Walker ...
An open letter to Black leaders/parents
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “My whole head went flying to the side! It was a hard punch,” said Phoebe Connolly of Vermont. “One kid came from the side and pretty ...
Why I represent the New Orleans immigrant workers who committed civil disobedience
In the 36 years I have been a lawyer, I have seen many people take brave moral actions. I have represented hundreds in Louisiana and across our country who ...

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