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Letter to the Editor: Please don’t frack Louisiana

I’ve traveled a lot, for work and for pleasure, and I’ve yet to see a state as beautiful as Louisiana — or as environmentally sensitive.

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The nauseating ‘side effect’ of medical care

As millions of Americans celebrate their newfound status as medically “insured” through the Affordable Care Act, they may still join the ranks of financially strapped

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Legislature protects business that preys on the poor
In a legislature that wants to make the Holy Bible Louisi­ana’s official book, it seems legislators have yet to learn what the good book says about treatment of the poor ...
National Minority Health Month
April is National Minority Health Month, an opportunity for us to take care of ourselves, our health, and our community.
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 this great state, we stand ...
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 guaranteed installment loan direct lender CVS that they will become the first large retail pharmacy chain to quit selling tobacco products in their stores as of ...
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 ...

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