Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling it Louisiana’s “fiscal cliff,” and it was to be the prime topic of conversations this week when he met with Republican House Speaker Taylor Barras.
John Baptiste Fournet is best remembered as the longest-serving justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He was on the bench from Jan. 2, 1935, to July 31, 1970. That’s 35 years and 211 days.
I have read with interest the letters and articles on how to fix the TOPS program.
BATON ROUGE — The number reappears in Louisiana’s transportation debate over and over: 11 percent.
After five years, nearly 400,000 claims and more than $9 billion in payment offers, BP’s massive settlement program may be coming to a close within the next five months.