UNO political science professor Ed Chervenak said the growing number of lawmakers involved in the practice “is evidence of a systemic culture of double dipping” in the Legislature.

Maritime and drilling regulators vowed Thursday to keep a closer watch on oil companies and contractors they say are consistently cutting corners on safety offshore.

My recent opinion column encourages the public to stay vigilant on offshore safety issues.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...