Governors have to be flexible

Most Louisiana governors in recent times have had budget problems, but some were more successful than

Budget crisis is annual affair

The Louisiana state budget situation is so bad, Gov. Bobby Jindal and members of the Legislature should be

Two-term governors here to stay

Louisiana voters decided over 48 years ago that a governor could serve two consecutive terms. The American Press in an editorial at the time asked five questions worth considering these many years later.

“Will a two-term amendment work for better government in Louisiana or not?” the newspaper asked.

State needs an innovative leader

Four announced candidates for Louisiana governor pretty much agree there are only three practical solutions for ending the financial problems plaguing state government. Legislators have to agree to end some tax dedications and giveaway programs, ensure that revenues are spent where promised and reform the state’s tax structure.