Analysis: Election-year sessions often high talk, low action

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Election-year legislative sessions in Louisiana aren't typically known for...

It will take a lot of shoe leather to get a gas tax passed

McHugh David | Livingston Parish News McHugh David Well, the way Dr. Shawn Wilson tells...

The illusion and cost of drug rebates

By: Peter J. Pitts, a former FDA associate commissioner, is president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.

Webster Parish needs road restrictions for trucks and more

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to the Webster Parish Police Jury and submitted to the Minden Press-Herald for publication.

What happened to our good moderates?

Moderates used to be cool. Now they’re so 1986. And if they’re considered old-fashioned now, they might be extinct in a few...

Democratic Party Falling Apart

Editorial Cartoon By Verval Ramsey

Analysis: Non-budget controversies loom in Louisiana session

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — After 10 legislative sessions across three years, you'd think...

American Press on socialism

A number of members of Congress, both old and new, have latched onto socialistic policy proposals that are gaining support both in...

Hanna: ’79 was a good year

Forty years ago, then-Gov. Edwin Edwards was wrapping up his second term in office.   While state law prohibited...