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It's Time for a RESET
It's Time for a RESET

  It’s time for a RESET By Jim HarrisPresident, Harris, DeVille & Associates There have been many organizations of Louisiana citiz...... [more]

Voters Deserve the Taxing Truth

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report April 9, 2019 U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone—the two Republican’s vying to become governor—are wrong: Taxes in...... [more]

Editorial-Time for Tolls, Not Taxes

The Advocate, March 24, 2019 Louisiana’s highways are in bad shape. According to the Reason Foundation’s latest Annual Highway Report, Louisiana highways rank 37th out of 50 in overall ...... [more]

A Tale of Two Economic Worlds

  BY LANNY KELLER | LKELLER@THEADVOCATE.COM MAR 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM Years ago, Baton Rouge businessman Jim Bernhard told a story of how a classmate of ...... [more]

Push Candidates to Back Gas Tax

  ADVOCATE EDITORIAL MAR 13, 2019 - 6:00 AM Talking to a room full of business people, Shawn Wilson had a simple statement: “I challenge any business to charge ...... [more]