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Jim Beam column: Landry scores major victory

With just over two weeks to go in the current legislative session, there can be little doubt in anyone’s mind that Republican Gov. Jeff Landry ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, May 18, 2024 6:26 am

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Jim Beam column: ‘You win some; you lose some’

When it comes to reforming Louisiana insurance laws, it appears that the Legislature is making some progress on property insurance changes, but not so much ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 6:33 am

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Jim Beam column:Amended bill is unacceptable

Louisiana legislators through the years have proved they know how to overcome controversial legislation. Sen. Jay Morris, R-West Monroe, is the latest to use that ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:44 am

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Jim Beam column: Insurance is voters’ nightmare

No one should be surprised about a newspaper poll that shows Louisiana voters continue to be unhappy about the high cost of property insurance. Legislation ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 6:31 am

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House OKs bill to make it easier for companies to cancel home insurance policies

By Jacob Matthews | LSU Manship School News Service The Louisiana House approved a bill this week to phase out a rule that a home ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, May 4, 2024 6:57 am

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Jim Beam column:Landry setbacks positive gains

Reasonable Louisiana legislators have managed to slow down the runaway Gov. Jeff Landry political power train. The first time they slowed it down was during ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, May 4, 2024 6:56 am

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Geymann’s three carbon capture bills move through committee

Three carbon capture bills by Republican Rep. Brett Geymann of Moss Bluff have been approved by the Senate Natural Resources Committee and are awaiting final ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Friday, May 3, 2024 1:10 pm

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Jim Beam column:PAR, CABL have right solutions

The Louisiana House has managed to steamroll a number of questionable bills through the lower chamber and send them to the Senate. Republican members of ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, May 1, 2024 6:31 am

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Jim Beam column: Citizens need public records

When people go into a restaurant and order a meal, do they go into the kitchen to make sure the cook is preparing it well? ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Saturday, April 27, 2024 6:54 am

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Jim Beam column: Cast your vote for recreation

One morning some time ago, I drove to the Lake Charles-Ward 3 Recreation Center on Power Centre Parkway where I exercise six days a week. ... Read more

by Jim Beam, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 6:22 am

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