July 2014 Editorials - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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  • Your Turn: Government-Funded Property Conditions

    Your Turn: Government-Funded Property Conditions

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:57:48 GMT
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Emily Parsons. Parsons is one of many people who reacted on our Facebook page to Cheryl Mercedes’ investigative report on the deplorable conditions at a government-funded apartment complex.More >>
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Emily Parsons. Parsons is one of many people who reacted on our Facebook page to Cheryl Mercedes’ investigative report on the deplorable conditions at a government-funded apartment complex.
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  • Our Turn - Your Turn: Crime

    Our Turn - Your Turn: Crime

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:58:52 GMT
    More than one out of every five people responding to a recent local survey say he or she has been a victim of crime within just the last 12 months.More >>
    More than one out of every five people responding to a recent local survey say he or she has been a victim of crime within just the last 12 months.
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  • Your Turn: Trooper Pay Change

    Your Turn: Trooper Pay Change

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:57:04 GMT
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Richard Waller. Waller is one of many people who took issue with our commentary on the retirement pay change for State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson.More >>
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Richard Waller. Waller is one of many people who took issue with our commentary on the retirement pay change for State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson.More >>
  • Our Turn - Your Turn: Edmonson Retirement Legislation

    Our Turn - Your Turn: Edmonson Retirement Legislation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:20:00 GMT
    This is politics at its worst.A last-minute addition gets tacked on to a completely unrelated bill as the Louisiana legislative session comes to a close. The sneaky add-on is a provision that affects the retirement pay for just two state troopers – one of them being the head of the Louisiana State Police, Col. Mike Edmonson.How sneaky was the move? After the fact, one of the lawmakers who sponsored the original bill says he didn’t even realize what he voted for.This is precisely the type of b...More >>
    This is politics at its worst.A last-minute addition gets tacked on to a completely unrelated bill as the Louisiana legislative session comes to a close. The sneaky add-on is a provision that affects the retirement pay for just two state troopers – one of them being the head of the Louisiana State Police, Col. Mike Edmonson.How sneaky was the move? After the fact, one of the lawmakers who sponsored the original bill says he didn’t even realize what he voted for.This is precisely the type of b...More >>
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