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Jim Beam column:Mailing checks complicated

Most of us never thought we would have to drive to the post office just to mail a check. Now, it’s being recommended by postal ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, December 23, 2023 7:03 am

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Jim Beam column:Blue Cross sale still unpopular

Some changes have been made to the plan to sell Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana to Elevance Health of Indianapolis. Officials with both ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, December 20, 2023 6:27 am

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Jim Beam column:Looking back at 2016 politics

“What’s wrong with Jim?” A good friend of mine said he was asked that question many times during the early part of 2016 and wanted ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, December 16, 2023 6:52 am

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Jim Beam column: Ukrainians gain major victory

What a sad day it is for this country when the U.S. Congress continues to hold up financial support for the millions of freedom fighters ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, December 13, 2023 6:38 am

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Jim Beam column:State’s voters staying home

Southwest Louisiana has four senators and nine representatives in the state Legislature and three of the senators and six of the nine House members were ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, December 9, 2023 7:02 am

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Jim Beam column: Blue Cross sale back in news

Negotiations for the controversial sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana to Elevance Health, a national company, is being opposed by a Metairie ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, December 6, 2023 7:24 am

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Louisiana lawmakers were split on Santos expulsion vote

Louisiana’s six members of the U.S. House of Representatives split their votes when lawmakers voted 311 to 114 to expel GOP Rep. George Santos of ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, December 2, 2023 1:25 pm

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Jim Beam column:Election maps tied up in court

Keeping up with Louisiana’s reapportionment legal cases is no easy task. The state Legislature drew new election district lines in a special session in 2022 ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, December 2, 2023 6:41 am

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Jim Beam column: School choice was big winner

Conservative public officials and some syndicated newspaper columnists don’t like public schools. When a new Republican-dominated Louisiana Legislature meets next year, you can bet school choice ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 6:40 am

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Jim Beam column: Worldwide events important

Three stories from other parts of the world caught my attention this week and it’s easy to explain why. Here are the stories: Argentina elected ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, November 25, 2023 6:50 am

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