Saturday, December 03, 2016
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Saturday, November 05, 2016

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and his legislative allies said if they could pick more from our pockets, this wouldn’t happen. And because of his decision to expand Medicaid, it only will get worse.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

When the chattering class and politicians chastise Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry for asserting the independence of his post, they show ignorance of the Louisiana Constitution and its statutes as well as disdain for the rule of law. 

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Elections have consequences, as demonstrated by a recent Board of Elementary and Secondary Education decision pitting forces that put children first against those primarily interested in serving political expedience.

Saturday, October 08, 2016
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Monday, July 11, 2016
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Saturday, June 11, 2016

During the 2016 regular session, in the service of Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Senate earned its sobriquet as the “graveyard of reform.” But on the issue of state spending, the House of Representatives may have the last laugh at …

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Forcibly invited this week by Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards to another special session, the Republican-led Legislature should decline his proposal to retain oversized state government and embrace budget and fiscal reform, instead.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Tuesday, May 03, 2016

My, what a difference a couple of years can make for Democrats in Louisiana’s House of Representatives, for whom the litmus test for legislation depends largely on whether their party occupies the Governor’s Mansion.

Sunday, May 01, 2016
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards enjoyed the thought of being called “The Sun King” after the French King Louis XIV, who provided Louisiana with its name. But it’s Louis’ great-grandson, Louis XVI, and wife Marie Antoinette whom current Gov. John Bel Edw…

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Sunday, April 03, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Special session encore or retreat? Revolution or status quo in government? End of a political era or business as usual? Whatever happens during the Legislature’s regular session could reverberate for years to come.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Give Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards credit; he tried to not waste Louisiana’s budget deficit crisis to advance his mission of growing Louisiana’s government. He attained only marginal success, thanks to an unusual occurrence: The Legislature sho…

Monday, March 14, 2016
Monday, March 07, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016

Since the special session agenda call issued by Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards pursues an ideological agenda rather than remaking Louisiana’s fiscal structure, it forces legislators to defer true reform.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Monday, February 01, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
Monday, December 28, 2015