Elections campaign heating up

The race for Louisiana governor that had failed to generate overwhelming interest appears to be finally picking up steam. Much of the credit for the change goes to U.S. Sen. David Vitter’s nearly $10 million campaign war chest and the time Gov.

Legislators made budget changes

State Treasurer John Kennedy has been a perennial critic of the Legislature and the governor for spending more money than the state receives in revenue. Kennedy talked about the issue again this week during an address to a local civic club.

Superdome helped state recover

“I don’t want to talk about Katrina. I don’t want to talk about insurance. I don’t want to talk about anything but kicking Falcon butt.”

Two major issues on '66 ballot

The approval of two of the 45 constitutional amendments on the Louisiana election ballot in the fall