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Letter: Tax vote on May 4 very complicated

On May 4th, 2019 the citizens of Bossier Parish will vote on another tax increase to provide across the board raises for...

Brown: Why we should vote in favor of the teacher pay raise proposition

On May 4, 2019, Bossier Parish residents will have a huge decision to make. The issue at hand, two millages are on...

Horton: Taxpayer relief bill

Since February of 2016, the citizens of Louisiana have been subjected to historic sales tax increases and tax revisions that have taken...

Kennedy: Louisiana no place for ‘creepy old men’

This should be no country – or state – for creepy old men. That’s why I’m sponsoring legislation to...

Letter: The high cost of auto insurance

Have you noticed your Automobile Insurance costs have become harder to afford?  As if our hard- earned dollars weren’t already being stretched...

Waguespack: Lessons from our Founding Fathers

This weekend, my wife and I took a day trip to New Orleans to check out the musical “Hamilton.” The Broadway hit...

Feulner: Time Is Ripe for a U.S.-Swiss Trade Agreement

Switzerland is known for many things: chocolate, cheese, watches, banking, and of course multifunction army knives. Not surprisingly, what these Swiss items...

What energy has to do with national security

This year, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel barred the Interior Department from moving forward with its offshore drilling plans during the federal...

Despite what Facebook says, there’s still plenty of news in our communities

Poor Facebook. The social media network’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and...

Shepherd: Space Command belongs in Bossier Parish

As an oil executive, I appreciate the jobs that the oil & gas industry provides to our region. I also understand that...