Monday, April 23, 2018

I want to thank former state Rep. Helena Moreno, state Rep. Kirk Talbot and the entire Louisiana House for taking a big step toward making HB 281 a reality a few weeks ago. This common-sense family caregiving bill allows family members to be a par…

Monday, April 23, 2018
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Friday, April 20, 2018

In a recent column Stephanie Grace referred to the gathering of New Orleans mayors as representing an arc of racial history. As sincere and admirable as Mitch Landrieu’s intentions might have been in his desire to erase offensive racial attitudes,…

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thank you to the Advocate for its support of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West’s proposal to increase hurricane protection in West Jefferson. You accurately pinpointed the reasons that the voters should pass this measure. Whi…

Monday, April 16, 2018

Louisiana currently strips 71,000 residents of their right to vote because they are on probation or parole following a felony conviction. This practice hits African-Americans hardest. More broadly, it violates the rights all Louisianans are guaran…

Scores for Louisiana public school fourth-graders are among the lowest in the nation for reading and math, according to the latest assessment. In addition, eighth-graders finished 50th among the states and the District of Columbia in math and 48th…

Sunday, April 15, 2018