Politics & Money

Vote For Drew!?
The game doesn't go on forever, eventually the clock ticks off its final seconds and it's over.  All, Over.  The fans and the memories are the only things that last - and eventually even Drew Christopher Brees will walk into the locker room for the last time, take off his jersey …
Higgins Floor Debut
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins made his first ever speech from the well of the House Floor.  Among other remarks the newly minted Congressman noted that now is the time for “strength and reform”.
OK, he’s not Daniel Webster, but he believes President Trump's immigration order will protect US citi…
The 8th Wonder of the World
The argument has see-sawed back and forth for years in Texas, what to do with the Astrodome.
After the late Bud Adams moved the Oilers to Tennessee, and the Astros built a new baseball-only stadium, the new Houston football team built their own place and so the Astrodome has sat basically empty and d…
Angola Redemption
Like the final scenes from the popular movie “Shawshank Redemption”, a scathing new report based on a recent audit shows that Angola’s former warden might have violated Louisiana state law by utilizing public funds and prison resources on his personal prop…
Higgins: Fight For New Bridge
Energetic freshman U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins has named infrastructure and fighting for a new I-10 bridge in Lake Charles as one of his top priorities.  The former lawman turned politician said in a recent interview with KPEL in Lafayette that his team has already been hard at work in Washin…
Governors Flood Plan Is OK’d
The Louisiana Flood Recovery Task Force has OK’d Governor Edwards flood recovery proposal to spend $1.2 billion in federal funds from congress, with almost all of it going to homeowners that had damages during the March and August floods last year...
Land For Sale
Property Developers and those that want to own land will soon have more property to develop – After a vote from the Lake Charles city council to combine several state and local laws governing adjudicated properties in an effort to ultimately get some 375 properties back into a tax generating&n…

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