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...

It Matters Where You Spend Your Money

On any given Friday night, if you listen closely, you can hear the hum of hundreds of car engines as they leave...

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...

Analysis: Below-radar feuds brewing in Louisiana Legislature

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond Louisiana's never-ending budget arguments, some lower profile disputes...

Fiscal responsibility or nonsense?

State lawmakers will convene the regular legislative session beginning Monday. Under normal circumstances, you would expect a hum-drum affair over the following...