Years after the EPA cited health risks from the Denka Performance Elastomer plant in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, is enough being done to protect the surrounding community?
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Incumbents send proxies to qualify, while challengers have their say about the incumbents.
According to recent polling, Roy has the highest favorability ratings of any elected official in Central Louisiana. I can explain why.
A small Southern Baptist college in Pineville, LA tried to get a lawsuit dismissed alleging that they refused to hire a football coach because he has “Jewish blood.”
That’s just the latest chapter in the decline of a once-respected liberal arts university.
Following the revelation that a subcontractor for utility giant Entergy had paid actors to support its bid for a controversial new power plant in New Orleans, the company now finds itself in a public relations meltdown.
The stakes are far too high, and in any case in which a defendant’s primary appeal to the public is to focus on how much money lawyers are making or could be making, they are hoping the public will be distracted enough to forget to ask the most important question, “Are you guilty?”
“The people of our great state are not going to wake up tomorrow morning finding the Legislature waved some magic wand and all of our problems have gone away. But they’re going to wake up to a state that is poised for real long-term success.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
“There are wheels within wheels, and fires within fires.” – Arthur Miller, The Crucible
“Nobody likes this, but it does solve the immediate problem.” – Rep. Stuart Bishop
“When we don’t ask an exact question, we don’t get an exact answer. If I don’t know about it, I don’t know to ask about it.” – Rep. Rick Edmonds