“We see the problems we have with funding our government today,” [Legislative Auditor Daryl] Purpera said in an interview after delivering the report to the Legislature. “It’s public policy to give away 55 percent of our corporate taxes.”
The End of the Pragmatic Governor | National Journal – Gov. Bobby Jindal’s partisan statements at the White House mark the end of the pragmatic, consensus-building mission of the National Governors Association, writes Ronald Brownstein. “The hardening divide between Republican and Democratic governors is suppressing state innovation that once flowered precisely because it combined ideas from both parties.”
Last night, more than 35 Baton Rogue attorneys- mostly high profile members of the trial bar– hosted a fundraiser for 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark. Among them was E. Wade Shows, who is representing state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell in a high-profile case against the oil and gas industry that was in Clark’s courtroom earlier this week
Spike Lee on gentrification | Gambit – The filmmaker who created “When the Levees Broke” spoke on the controversial topic of gentrification. In the setup to the audio segment, the Gambit article notes:
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