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Specht: It’s the jobs


In 1992, Bill Clinton became the 42nd president of the United States. He won, in part, because of a simple message, “It’s the economy, stupid.” The United States was in an economic downturn and the message resonated with many.

Today, we are faced with a similar situation. Louisiana is hurting. From Baton Rouge to Minden, our economy is not as strong as it once was, or as it could be. There are many factors that go into the strengthening of an economy. However, there is one factor that tends