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October 16, 2020 Editorial

     As the Senate considers Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, health care has emerged as a top issue. Senate Democrats have repeatedly and falsely asserted that Republicans are conspiring to rob Americans of their health coverage. The truth is that President Trump and Republicans are working to improve our broken health care system.

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January 12, 2020 Editorial

     In the past week, there has been much discussion on War Powers, the President’s authority as Commander-in-Chief, and the surrounding effort to combat Iranian aggression. A brief examination of history shows that President Trump is on sound legal footing and that his decisive actions have strengthened the U.S. position.

May 13, 2019 Editorial

    Louisiana will soon welcome President Donald Trump for a visit to Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG Export Facility. With over $100 billion in announced energy projects and $65 billion in projects already underway, Southwest Louisiana has a story worth sharing.

March 15, 2019 Editorial

Make no mistake, there is a crisis on our southern border.

President Trump is well within his legal rights to declare a national emergency. The illegal flow of humans, drugs, and criminal activity threaten the very fabric of our nation. For too long, America has neglected its responsibility to enforce our sovereign borders.

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April 16, 2018 Editorial

April 17, 2018, marks the last time that Americans will file their taxes under the old federal tax code. For the first time in more than 30 years, America will do business under a fairer, simpler tax code that lowers rates for everyone and creates new jobs and opportunities.

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February 18, 2018 Editorial

Everyone knows our roads and highways are in need of repair or replacement across the state. In Southwest Louisiana, the need for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge is ever increasing. Yet, a new bridge has languished on the State’s project list for more than a decade.

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August 14, 2017 Editorial

For nearly a decade, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry has been targeted by ideologically-charged efforts to suppress fossil fuel energy production. The energy and fuel refining industries have long been the lifeblood of our state’s economy, but a sluggish market and burdensome regulations have suppressed domestic energy producers and cost thousands of local jobs.