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Perspective on the upcoming Louisiana Legislative session from Jim Brown

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Former Louisiana State Senator and Secretary of State Jim Brown offers an interesting take on how Washington’s political tete-a-tete could be beneficial for Louisiana — if our legislators are bold enough to seize the opportunity.  Read Mr. Brown’s article and more progressive ideas in the Louisiana Progress Journal, a publication of the Louisiana Progress Initiative (laprogress.org).

Washington Gridlock Opens Up Opportunities in Louisiana

By Jim Brown

It’s not just the winter storms that shut down Washington, D.C. This has been a winter of America’s discontent as gridlock continues in Congress. It’s been decades since Washington legislators have summoned the will to pass any major progressive legislation. So more and more, the buck is stopping at state capitols across the country.

Read more at here, pages 6-8.

 

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Written by demon53

March 15, 2010 at 5:10 am

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