Louisiana's fixes create cleanup obstacles
If propaganda videos and lobbying packets are to be believed, everyone involved in ... just as they have with the levee authority. "If they want to fight, we ready to fight," Carmouche said. "It's something we're willing to do, these parishes are willing ...
Locals debate ban on pit bulls, other vicious dogs
Louisiana has had several public pit bull attacks so far ... Local lawmakers are on the fence in supporting an outright ban, though most agree both parishes could use more proactive legislation. “I could do that, yeah. That’s the only dog you ever ...
Why have levee districts?
Why have any levee boards at all? For well over the first 200 years of Louisiana’s existence, all flood control efforts were constructed and initially paid for by the riverfront landowner, then by parishes adjoining ... But do we continue to allow ...
Why Is Louisiana The Prison Capital Of The World? Police Profit By Keeping Private Prisons Full
The $182 million private prison industry in Louisiana thrives from a system ... Urban areas such as New Orleans and Baton Rouge have an excess of sentenced criminals, while prisons in remote parishes must import inmates to survive.
Louisiana removes sex-offender label from those who shouldn't have had it: Jarvis DeBerry
We tend to assume that people on a sex-offenders list have hurt children. I imagine that's why "Louise ... they can do anything to convicted sex offenders, that people with that label can't be mistreated. They're wrong, of course. And Louisiana itself ...