June 2015 Editorials - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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  • YOUR TURN: State Police Says Smile

    YOUR TURN: State Police Says Smile

    Friday, June 26 2015 12:30 PM EDT2015-06-26 16:30:59 GMT
    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Tara Tarleton. Tarleton's post on Facebook generated dozens of comments on the WAFB Facebook page this week as it went viral throughout the social media universe. More >>
    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Tara Tarleton. Tarleton's post on Facebook generated dozens of comments on the WAFB Facebook page this week as it went viral throughout the social media universe. More >>
  • OUR TURN: Garret Graves I-10 Comments

    OUR TURN: Garret Graves I-10 Comments

    Tuesday, June 23 2015 1:07 PM EDT2015-06-23 17:07:05 GMT
    Let's hear it for U.S. Representative Garret Graves. Congressman Graves on Monday said what we've all been thinking – the spot on Interstate 10 where eastbound traffic effectively narrows to one lane is "ridiculous." More >>
    Let's hear it for U.S. Representative Garret Graves. Congressman Graves on Monday said what we've all been thinking – the spot on Interstate 10 where eastbound traffic effectively narrows to one lane is "ridiculous." More >>
  • OUR TURN: St. George Petition

    OUR TURN: St. George Petition

    Tuesday, June 16 2015 11:19 AM EDT2015-06-16 15:19:13 GMT
    Air: Tuesday, June 16, 2015While we believe Baton Rouge is “Better Together,” we certainly understand why the plan to create the city of St. George was attractive to thousands of area residents.The East Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters says the St. George organizers came up 71 signatures short of the number required to force a vote on the issue. Some of the St. George supporters are threatening legal action, and if they have real evidence of wrongdoing, we hope they follow through on the threa...More >>
    Air: Tuesday, June 16, 2015While we believe Baton Rouge is “Better Together,” we certainly understand why the plan to create the city of St. George was attractive to thousands of area residents.The East Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters says the St. George organizers came up 71 signatures short of the number required to force a vote on the issue. Some of the St. George supporters are threatening legal action, and if they have real evidence of wrongdoing, we hope they follow through on the threa...More >>
  • OUR TURN: Grover Norquist Tax Reform

    OUR TURN: Grover Norquist Tax Reform

    Tuesday, June 9 2015 4:59 PM EDT2015-06-09 20:59:20 GMT
    Air: Tuesday, June 9, 2015Let me preface our comments by commending the hard work of Louisiana lawmakers as they try to plug the $1.6 billion dollar hole in the state budget.I'm holding here a copy of a letter that state legislators sent to Grover Norquist to ask him if Governor Bobby Jindal's tax plan is OK. Norquist is the president of Americans for Tax Reform, a group based in Washington DC. It's been widely reported that Jindal vowed to veto any tax plan that did not have Norquist's bless...More >>
    Air: Tuesday, June 9, 2015Let me preface our comments by commending the hard work of Louisiana lawmakers as they try to plug the $1.6 billion dollar hole in the state budget.I'm holding here a copy of a letter that state legislators sent to Grover Norquist to ask him if Governor Bobby Jindal's tax plan is OK. Norquist is the president of Americans for Tax Reform, a group based in Washington DC. It's been widely reported that Jindal vowed to veto any tax plan that did not have Norquist's bless...More >>
  • YOUR TURN: Medical Marijuana

    YOUR TURN: Medical Marijuana

    Friday, June 5 2015 4:27 PM EDT2015-06-05 20:27:17 GMT
    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Morgan McGraw. McGraw joined in a spirited debate with many other people on our Facebook page over the legislation involving medical marijuana.More >>
    This week's "Your Turn" segment goes to Morgan McGraw. McGraw joined in a spirited debate with many other people on our Facebook page over the legislation involving medical marijuana.More >>
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