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Why Your Mom May Need a Break

In honor of this Mother’s Day, you might consider that nearly every woman in Louisi­ana faces the fate of being a caregiver or being the

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The value of film and media-related incentives

The recently indication that the state is considering major changes in film and media-related incentives causes me great concern. If the State is only capable

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Letter to the Editor: The problems with taxing business services
The Council on State Taxation (COST) just released a study, “What’s Wrong with Taxing Business Services? Adverse Effects from Existing and Proposed Sales Taxation of Business Investment and Services,” that ...
Open letter to Gov. Jindal: There is a better way to tax La.
I commend you for pushing to repeal the state income tax. That was the theme of my campaign for Governor in 2007. Evidently we now agree that the most prosperous ...
Remember all the children, Mr. President
Remember the 20 children who died in Newton Con­necticut. Remember the 35 children who died in Gaza this month from Israeli bombardments. Remember the 168 children who have been ...
The name ‘Obamacare’
Universal health care in the U.S. was proposed in a letter by Republican President Teddy Roosevelt in 1907. It was central to his campaign when he ran for president ...
Tobacco-free Southern
One year ago, Southern University became the first university system to pass a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy. The tobacco-free policy, implemented on January 2, is ...
Discipline data matters
The post-Katrina educational reform in New Orleans has been largely based on analyzing academic data to improve instruction, and student and school performance. However, in order ...
Councilmembers not in opposition to Charter change
In response to the “Clarkson and Head Both Oppose at-Large Charter Change” article published October 15, 2012, we would like to clarify that we are not opposed to a change ...
Roadblocks to patient access to medications
Louisiana residents who rely on Medicaid: Your new Bayou Health Managed Care plan may not cover your medicines.

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