Here’s a rather triumphant press release from Rep. Garret Graves’ office announcing that the Comite River Diversion Canal, a project sitting in bureaucratic purgatory for more than 30 years, is finally going to be moving full steam ahead two years after a massive flood in the Baton Rouge area that canal would have ameliorated brought […]
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After stonewalling for 18 days Texas State Representative Byron Cook, chairman of the Texas House State Affairs committee, has finally moved on HB 14, a bill that will prevent municipal and county funds from going to abortion facilities. The bill, filed by Rep. Drew Springer was filed on July 20th of the special session, was […]
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This was a pretty mind-blowing interview that Talk 107.3-FM’s Bill Profita and Kevin Gallagher did with former Metro Councilman and mayoral candidate John Delgado, the subject of which was race relations in Baton Rouge. We’ve had lots of disagreements with Delgado, but we’d struggle to find much of anything he says in this interview we […]
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UPDATE: Now we know it’s coming, and we also know it’s coming out of Washington, DC. When Baton Rouge police chief Carl Dabadie took to the airwaves on Talk 107.3 FM this morning to talk about the Alton Sterling announcement, he didn’t have much to say about when it would come down. Neither did East […]
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I never listen to WRKF, the NPR radio station in Baton Rouge. That station gets my tax dollars without my consent; they won’t get my time to go with it. That said, WRKF’s morning talk host, Jim Engster, is a nice guy and his show is generally fairly well regarded. This morning, however, Engster had [...]