Task Force Seeks Louisiana’s Restoration as International Hub for Trade

New Orleans was “Gateway to the Americas” before being surpassed by other Sun Belt cities NEW ORLEANS – On Wednesday, Louisiana’s Senate trade task force hosted two Louisiana State University economists for their second public meeting and debated how to promote international trade from the state level. With only four monthly meetings left before dissolution…

Grambling Under FIRE from Free Speech Advocates

University’s broad prohibitions on email may be unconstitutional NEW ORLEANS – Grambling State University is in a dispute over its prohibition of “disruptive or offensive” emails, which includes bans on all “joke emails” and offensive comments regarding “hair color.” These intrusions, along with prohibitions on political and religious discourse, have caught the ire of the…

Controversial New Book Seeks to Revive Nullification

Thomas Woods argues that “Constitution has become non-issue to federal government” According to Rasmussen Reports, constituent hostility to the federal government is at an unprecedented high, and twenty state attorneys general, including Louisiana’s, are challenging the constitutionality of the 2010 federal health care reform. However, in his latest book, Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny…

Honduras “Open for Business”

Trade Summit signals Louisiana-Honduras relationship set to bloom NEW ORLEANS—Nine days after President Lobo Sosa’s September 7th visit, Louisiana’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted an Honduran delegation to promote an array of trade opportunities between the two regions. Mayra Pineda, president of the Chamber and sister of the Honduran president, introduced approximately 50 guests to…