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Should a ‘carbon tax’ be imposed on fossil fuel companies in an effort to...

President Barack Obama has long been a supporter of the idea of a federal “carbon tax,” which would impose a tax on the carbon...

Publisher: Have we cut government enough in Louisiana?

Does Louisiana have enough money to spend adequately on each citizen and provide necessary services? What do you think? How do we compare? Below...

Local GOP activists discount national reports of renewed effort to deny Trump nomination

National reports have surfaced in recent days that a renewed movement is afoot to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination. But local GOP activists...

Timber Ridge subdivision back before planning commission; opposition remains

After months of meetings and already one deferral by the Planning Commission, the subdivision application for the controversial Timber Ridge Subdivision will come back...

Realtors call GBRAR’s early donation to White’s mayoral campaign ‘stinky politics,’ ‘dirty tricks’

Local realtor and former mayoral candidate Steve Myers is crying foul over actions by a Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors committee to support...

Publisher: A ‘solution’ in search of a problem

It seems everyone’s an expert and knows what needs to be done to advance health care in Baton Rouge. Really? Is Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel...
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Riegel: The fallacy of the ER debate

Our priorities with respect to health care are clearly out of whack. When a cancer-stricken tiger—never mind that he’s LSU’s beloved mascot—gets VIP treatment...

Louisiana Lawmakers convene their third session this year, and once again business stands to...

It’s another week, another legislative session. Since mid-February, Louisiana lawmakers have been in session continuously—first, a three-week special session, during which they raised some $2 billion...

Publisher: President Obama acts like a dictator

As President Barack Obama approaches his last six months in office, he seems hell-bent on teaming up with his attorney general and staff to issue...
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Riegel: In search of a consensus mayoral candidate

Amid the joyless prospects of the presidential race and the partisan bickering at the State Capitol, the Baton Rouge mayor’s race is beginning to...

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