Jim Beam, Author at American Press

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Jim Beam column:State’s election system secure

Some Louisiana legislators are looking at a new Texas voting law that they may want to copy at a future session. A number of voting ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:42 am

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Jim Beam column:State’s elections are secure

Some Louisiana legislators are looking at a new Texas voting law that they may want to copy at a future session. A number of voting ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:30 am

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Jim Beam column: Biden mandates under fire

President Joe Biden’s widespread covid vaccination mandates have created another storm of controversy. Republican officials are livid about the mandates, businesses are skeptical and legal ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Sunday, September 12, 2021 8:18 am

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Jim Beam column: Nursing homes making news

Louisiana’s nursing homes continue to be one of the state’s most powerful political forces, but they now have to deal with new and troubling issues. ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Thursday, September 9, 2021 7:42 pm

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Jim Beam column: Biden says area’s help on way

President Joe Biden came to Louisiana Friday to survey the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Ida in southeast Louisiana. And, thankfully, he had extremely good ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Sunday, September 5, 2021 3:03 pm

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Jim Beam column: Area homeowners need money

Why haven’t homeowners in the Greater Lake Charles area received the federal financial help they so desperately need to repair and rebuild their homes that ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Thursday, September 2, 2021 5:00 am

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Scalise: Congress working on getting Hurricane Laura money to SW La.

Two of Louisiana’s members of Congress and Gov. John Bel Edwards at a Jefferson Parish news conference Wednesday said they haven’t forgotten the need for ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 4:34 pm

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Jim Beam column: ‘Ida is stronger than Laura’ 

Hurricane Ida was headed to southeast Louisiana when I wrote this, but there was a chance it could still move farther west. As one weatherman ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Sunday, August 29, 2021 1:16 pm

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Jim Beam column: Our faith can give us hope

We are currently living in a troubled, turbulent world. The Rev. Dr. John Robert Black, the senior pastor at my church, St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:12 am

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Jim Beam column: Freedom is a two-way street

We keep hearing a lot these days about “my personal freedom” whenever citizens protest the wearing of face masks or having to be vaccinated. School ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Sunday, August 22, 2021 11:53 am

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