Letters to the editor

  • Coastal money belongs here

    Louisiana’s congressional delegation has rightly criticized an Obama administration budget recommendation that would redirect Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas revenue currently dedicated to restoring and protecting Louisiana’s coast...

  • LSU needs a source of money

    On March 24, I attended a Press Club meeting here in New Orleans at which time LSU President King Alexander warned that proposed state budget cuts would hurt Louisiana’s business climate. The doomsday proposed budget scenario would be a...

  • Today things are different

    There is a huge difference between our presidential leaders of today and years ago. The culture of America is changing rapidly. The world of socialism and communism is invading America. The next step is dictatorship. We are almost there. Read below...

  • What is scary about fair tax?

    I've been told there are people afraid of the fair tax. The Fair Tax Act of 2015 is 131 pages long.

  • State needs to fix its retirement

    Due to Statement No. 68, accounting and financial reporting for pensions, of the Governmental Accounting Standard Board, Louisiana government agencies will wake up to find a liability on their books for their prorated share of the unfunded...

  • Don't give up on the students

    Last week, Gov. Jindal announced that he plans to propose a process in the upcoming legislative session that will end all of our progress toward better preparing our students for their futures. What is his plan? To turn back the clock in classrooms...

  • Celebrate elephant decision

    Ringling’s business decision to take elephants off the road by 2018 comes on the heels of a successful push by the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida, PETA and other groups to ban bullhooks — sharp fireplace poker–like weapons...