Tuition is not a tax, it's a choice

Tuition is not a tax, it's a choice

State Sen. Lydia Jackson of Shreveport seems to think if state universities and colleges raise tuition, it is a tax on students. This is despite the fact that students have a choice not to pay tuition and go to another school.
  Consider the gumbo

Consider the gumbo

It might be wise for Mayor Kip Holden and the rest of us to consider gumbo. The South Louisiana favorite is the ultimate metaphor for civility. It only works if the tastes of all are included and dismissing or over-saturating the contribution of one turns the dish into a mess.
 

StartUp

February 8, 2011 issue
  The big dig

The big dig

East Baton Rouge Parish’s $1.3 billion sewer overhaul is a much larger project than was originally pitched to the Metro Council and to taxpayers, who will be paying for the upgrade for years to come.
  It's not Katrina's fault

It's not Katrina's fault

A common misconception is that Katrina caused the state to lose a congressional seat. Even had the levees in New Orleans not failed, one district would still be a goner.
  Pro-choice

Pro-choice

CATS officials say accountability and improved service will attract new riders, but not without a dedicated funding source.
  Against the ropes

Against the ropes

Larry Lundy has overcome cancer, bankruptcy and Katrina; but now he’s locked in a legal battle with Pizza Hut over his south Louisiana franchise.
  State of the union

State of the union

A Faculty Senate committee is researching bargaining and representation issues, including the possibility of unionization.
  Under the knife

Under the knife

The uncertainty over health care reform has some private practitioners thinking about selling their business and other doctors leaving the profession early.
  Changes to the changes

Changes to the changes

With new regulations starting to emerge and Republicans vowing to repeal the law, hospitals remain unsure of their role in health care reform.
 

Letters

February 8, 2011 issue
 

Permits

February 8, 2011 issue
 

Your Business

February 8, 2011 issue
 

Moving Up

February 8, 2011 issue
  Entrepreneur: David Starkey

Entrepreneur: David Starkey

February 8, 2011 issue
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