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A look at East Baton Rouge Parish’s capital projects budget

East Baton Rouge Parish budgeted more than $4 billion for capital projects in fiscal year 2015. So where did all of that money go?...

Baton Rouge councilman thinks next mayor should be paid as a CEO to bring...

The CEO of an $800 million company with 3,000 employees. That’s how Metro Councilman Joel Boé views the position of Mayor of Baton Rouge. It’s...

Caroline Roemer: Looking back on two decades of charter schools

Editor's Note: This guest opinion column is from Caroline Roemer of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools. The year 2015 marks the 20th anniversary...

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy is a prolific fundraiser. But some of his most generous...

(Photography by Don Kadair: Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy) In the campaign commercial released this summer, a high-school-age John Neely Kennedy rambles down a tree-lined dirt...

Stephanie Riegel: The futility of trying to build a bus culture in a car...

If you’ve ever ridden a Capital Area Transit System bus from the Mall of Louisiana to downtown, you’re one of the few. Apparently, ridership...

LSU Gateway Development could be bundled with plan to replace aging on-campus dorms

The five firms submitting proposals for the LSU Gateway Development, a planned mixed-use project of student housing and retail space on Nicholson Drive, will...

EPA releases report outlining steps Baton Rouge should take to establish bikeshare program

A new Environmental Protection Agency report released today on the possibility of establishing a bikeshare program in Baton Rouge says there’s enough support for...

Publisher: Endorsements for the Oct. 24 election

Editor's Note: This column has been revised since its original publication to accurately reflect the Center for Public Integrity's ranking of Louisiana's Department of...

Publisher: Two faces of John Bel Edwards

Rep. John Bel Edwards needs to be authentic and tell voters who he is. Is he the liberal, union champion, big government entitlements advocate...

Stephanie Riegel: A step backward for biking?

Neighborhood controversies may seem trivial to those who don’t live within the affected area. But the way the skirmishes play out often speaks volumes...

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