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Students Protest Proposed Cuts To Higher Education

 

Students from all over the state rallied on the capitol steps yesterday to protest cuts to higher education. Over a thousand students from Louisiana's colleges protested the legislature's proposed $114 million dollar cuts and were greeted by Governor John Bel Edwards who told them he stands with them and together they could stop these "devastating cuts". UNO...

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Legislators May Let Residents Vote On Pot Legalization

 

As the squeeze on the Louisiana state budget continues to tighten, lawmakers are giving serious thought to allowing the citizens of our fair state to vote on an amendment that legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Jes...

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Are Louisiana Residents In Favor Of Raising Taxes?

How do Louisiana residents feel about tax increase?

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Health Campaigners Call For A Tobacco Levy To Help Smokers Quit
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Tobacco Users in Louisiana May Pay More

In an effort to combat the Louisiana state budget shortfall, New Orleans state representative Walt Leger has introduced a bill that would raise taxes on cigarettes by 22 cents to $1...

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Margaritaville Hiring, Holding Job Fair

Openings in the following departments: Food & Beverage, Finance, Hotel, Facilities, Marketing, Security/Valet and Table Games.

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Bass Pro Shops Closing Is An Internet Hoax

No matter how many times the story has been shared on social media, Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World Stores, including our own Bossier City location, are not closing

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Governor Edwards Addresses Legislature, Urges Cooperation

Governor John Bel Edwards spoke to a special session of the Louisiana legislature Sunday , urging bipartisan cooperation in dealing with the state's nearly billion deficit.

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State Treasurer John Kennedy Blasts John Bel’s Tax Speech [VIDEO]

Commenting on the Governor's threats to cut services to both higher education and health care, Kennedy, also a candidate for the US Senate, said there is plenty of state waste to eliminate.

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Cory And Elizabeth Discuss The Governor’s TOPS Budget Cut Proposal With Jan Moller, Director Of The Louisiana Budget Project [AUDIO]

With all of the uproar about the possibility of the elimination of TOPS, Cory and I decided to gather some information that could be helpful to parents of students currently in or going to college.

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Watch Gov. John Bel Edwards Special Address On the Budget [VIDEO]

In his twelve plus minute speech, the Governor addressed the state's budget deficit of nearly $1 billion dollars...and he told Louisianans it's worse than he - and we- thought.

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ExpressJet to Bring More Jobs to Shreveport Regional Airport

A big economic development announcement in Shreveport this morning.

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Pat Booras: “I-49 Battle Is Nearing An End”

The fight over I-49 is winding down, but no final decision has been made on the proposed inner-city connector through Allendale.

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