Foster Campbell

January 5, 2018

Solving the fiscal cliff requires compromise

Gov. John Bel Edwards has said time and again that he is flexible and willing to negotiate on potential solutions to the state’s $1.5 billion fiscal shortfall.

Number of the Day

151 - Baton Rouge’s rank on the list of Best Places to Find a Job in 2018, out of 182 U.S. cities. New Orleans ranks 177 and Shreveport took the last spot at 182.  (Source: WalletHub)
October 19, 2016

Oct. 19: Senate candidates debate health care

The five major candidates vying for Louisiana’s U.S. Senate met at Louisiana Tech University on Tuesday for their first televised debate.
October 7, 2016

Oct. 7: Holding corporations accountable

Only one of Louisiana’s five major U.S. Senate candidates agrees with Gov. John Bel Edwards that oil and gas companies should face legal damages for their role in damaging the state’s fragile coastline. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell told an LSU audience that “politicians with tap dancing shoes” have failed to hold the industry accountable for its role in destroying more than 1,900 square miles of  wetlands.… Read more...