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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.
IberiaBank announced this week that employees will be seeing pay raises as a result of the federal tax reform legislation that passed in December.
Bella Reed is a vibrant 14-year-old Lafayette girl with an active lifestyle. She's a star student at Cathedral Carmel who loves cheerleading and cheers for both her school and a competitive squad.
But it's not always easy.
Air Force One landed at Chennault International Airport in Southwest Louisiana Saturday afternoon, met on the air strip by politicians intent on showing the president their state needs his help.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins has been on the ground in SW Louisiana as Hurricane Harvey impacted the Texas and Louisiana coasts… He filled us in on impacts of the storm, and the mobilization of citizens of that district to help in Texas.
Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd District says his constituents continue to feel the impacts of Harvey, as residents are taking part in rescue and shelter operations. Although much of Acadiana was spared the destruction seen in Texas, Higgins says it’s all hands on deck in south Louisiana.
With swaths of Houston underwater, the faltering federal flood insurance program is likely headed for another short-term extension — a step lawmakers took 17 times between 2008 and 2012 before agreeing on a five-year reauthorization.
On Aug. 18, The Daily Advertiser held a news forum for U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins to discuss his time in office and major issues, including the national debt.
“The size of our nation’s debt is colossal,” Higgins said. “It is certainly a serious threat to the future of our country and the stability of our republic.”