Monday, April 23, 2018

SWEPCO’s Wind Catcher is not necessary

The so-called Wind Catcher project might be better named the “Flak Catcher” for all the controversy it has stirred, although unfortunately that seems to...

BAFB interchange is a good thing

Finally, the promises of Interstate 220 relieving the traffic and security concerns of Barksdale Air Force Base and of responsible Bossier governmental spending both...

The facts behind the numbers

Credit Gov. John Bel Edwards with finding a way to put an optimistic picture on Louisiana’s employment environment. Which means he has to avoid...

A two-front war over casinos

Bossier City’s local legislative delegation and its elected officials as well as those of the parish have a two-front war on their hands over...

The senator who saved East Bank

It looks like things will work out for Bossier City’s East Bank District after all, thanks to a little pressure by a state senator...

The Democrat Caucus left Reynolds long before the special session

Maybe Democrat state Rep. Gene Reynolds should have stuck to his original plan. At the close of the 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature,...

Medicaid reform missed in chaos of special session

So much for Medicaid reform in Louisiana, at least insofar as the Louisiana Legislature’s special session went. With the state spending nearly half its budget...

Bossier City’s downtown project is mired in lack of planning, follow-through

Befitting its big small town mentality that relies more on who you know that what you know, Bossier City can’t seem to get it...

Gatti’s record may hurt his reelection

Louisiana Legislature looks to give state Sen. Ryan Gatti a chance to put his money where his mouth is. The Republican, with much of his...

Webster Parish and the opioid crisis

Webster Parish need not make the same mistake as Bossier Parish did in misdiagnosing the opioid crisis. Recently, Webster Parish police jurors debated whether to...

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