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Publisher: Voters were ‘mad as hell’ in 2016

Editor's note: This column has been updated since the original version went to press. “I want you to get mad! I don’t want you to protest....
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Riegel: Some thoughts on Thanksgiving in a ‘post-truth’ world

In this season of Thanksgiving, it’s important to remember all that we have to be thankful for in our nation. But I don’t think...

Will Baton Rouge voters approve a new property tax to fund a jail diversion...

(Photo by iStock) When voters go to the polls Dec. 10 to elect Baton Rouge’s next mayor, they’ll also be asked to fund The Bridge...

EBR Chamber urges DA to investigate Council on Aging for alleged elections law, nonprofit...

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify that the East Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce voted to urge East Baton Rouge District Attorney...

No polling crisis in Louisiana, political scientists say

Despite many polls missing the mark in key swing states for the presidential election, Louisiana political experts say pollsters here did a decent job...

Who knew? Mandeville ad agency heavily involved in Trump campaign

A St. Tammany Parish advertising agency was among the team of agencies and communication advisors that helped elect Donald Trump to the presidency. Innovative...

Publisher: Our Baton Rouge economy and tax reform

Economist Loren Scott says Baton Rouge has enjoyed “one of the fastest-growing economies in the whole country.” We have added 9,000 jobs this year,...
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Riegel: Rethinking our approach to criminal justice

During his first year in office, Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry were frequently at odds over balancing...

Publisher: Endorsements for Boustany, Graves and Gissel

Many voters I talk to lately express little enthusiasm for the upcoming Election Day. (Early voting runs from Oct. 25 to Nov. 1.) At...
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Riegel: Helping hands

It has been more than two months since the 1,000-year flood devastated parts of the Capital Region. Unfortunately, much of the country has moved...

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