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COMMENTARY: Louisiana needs jobs, not more taxes and lawsuits

Wages are down. Unemployment is up. By and large, we are paying more and earning less. Our families are struggling, and yet, the governor continues to focus his agenda on creating more taxes, more lawsuits, and more barriers to economic growth.

We cannot afford to continue down this dangerous path. […]

Baton Rouge

Broome sends letter to Sterling’s attorneys

The images on the video seen around the world and additional information detailing Officer Salamoni’s actions are both disturbing and reprehensible. I understand the outrage of the Sterling family and our community. […]

Baton Rouge

‘I am that next legacy’

When Cameron Sterling speaks, the nation watches. In July of 2016, he grabbed the attention of protestors, political leaders, television programs, and the President of the United States with his determined words of peace and […]

Baton Rouge

Barthelemy named to SUS board

John L. Barthelemy, of Braithwaite, was appointed to the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Mr. Barthelemy is a Plaquemines Parish Councilmember and former educator. Mr. Barthelemy was the principal […]

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Baton Rouge

Small business, champions honored

LED and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network served more than 13,475 small businesses and individuals last year, directly resulting in 1,022 new jobs, 1,587 retained jobs and the launch of 165 new businesses. The Small Business Award program recognizes top performers in a broad range of categories. […]