Alford: Redistricting session growing more complicated

No one in Capitoland seems as frantic as they should be about the decennial redistricting task that begins in earnest next year. But that's...

Alford: An epic congressional race in the making

Congressman Cedric Richmond has a few weeks to go until he jumps from the congressional ship to that of the administration of President-elect Joe...

Kennedy: Louisiana investors need accountability for foreign companies—and Congress delivered

Luckin Coffee, known as “China’s answer to Starbucks,” has a casual relationship with the truth. In April, the company was forced to disclose that...

Alford: Final elections of 2020 provided some eye-openers

No one was expecting a huge turnout last week for Louisiana’s runoff elections, which were the final races for this calendar year. In fact,...
JR Ball 2020

JR Ball: Bah! Humbug! It’s ‘Groundhog Day’

The calendar—and the "Hallelujah Chorus"—says it's Christmas season, but are refusal to deal with COVID-19 has every day feeling like the movie "Groundhog Day.'

Riegel: Mired in moral bankruptcy at LSU

A year that began with a football national title has devolved at LSU into one scandal after another—including allegations of covering up sexual misconduct.

Alford: Lawmakers already prepping for 2021 action

Anyone following the early stages of the 2021 regular session is no doubt aware that the policymaking gathering will be a fiscal session. The...

LABI President: Support small business in phase two, it’s important

For ten years now, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been known as Small Business Saturday, a time designated for shoppers to go out and...

Alford: A fight to the finish in 5th Congressional District

The headlines affixed to a set of press releases issued late last week by the campaigns of state Rep. Lance Harris and Luke Letlow...
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Publisher Endorsements: Choosing leaders for EBR’s future

Publisher Rolfe McCollister gives his endorsements for mayor, the Metro Council and other items on the Dec. 5 runoff election ballot.