Louisiana can find a better way to fight crime, prioritize victims and protect taxpayers.
To put it simply, offering families a less inexpensive burial option allowed grieving families to make an economical and dignified choice in a time of need and great stress.
These population demographic traits, coupled with negative patterns of population gain/loss, should be of real and current concern to state policy makers.
The view from Robert Mann’s ivory tower in Baton Rouge does not offer a clear perspective on the educational successes unfolding in New Orleans and around our state.
While Louisiana faces many of the same fiscal issues faced by other states, our problems have been compounded by the fact that we have an appropriations process that is particularly inflexible.