Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Apr 23rd

Pressure state lawmakers to act to save our aquifers

State legislative assistance is desperately needed to protect and preserve our water resources. The prolonged drought, fires and water woes that recently have dominated local headlines should have every responsible citizen putting pressure on lawmakers to take the necessary steps now to save our aquifers.

The fact that Shreveport is becoming proactive on water conservation issues is commendable. Unfortunately, some small-town officials continue to bury their heads in the sand while citizens throughout north Louisiana face serious water quality and supply issues. Because the effects of aquifer overuse are far-reaching, residents may need to look outside their community to find some of the factors that contribute to the problem.

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More on Fleming’s Remarks

Dear Editor

Tea party congressional Rep. John Fleming, R-La., is upset over the president's plan to raise taxes on millionaires.

He owns Subway stores and others, and made ...

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Treasurer John Kennedy Endorses Ronnie Broughton in State Representative Race

Submitted by Dona Modisette:

School Board Member Ronnie Broughton held a reception July 21, 2011 at "Orleans on Main" in Minden,

announcing his bid for State Representative...

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Well Just Color Me Wealthy

An Associated Press headline on Monday proclaimed, "Obama announces debt plan built on taxes on rich." Further reading produced the stark realization that one of my life-...

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Congressman Fleming's Remarks

Dear Editor

Gosh, groceries in your parish sound pretty pricey. I was shocked to hear that your congressman, John Fleming, is worried that if he has to pay more taxes unde...

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