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Jim’s New Column-The high cost of local Government

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Louisiana has a big financial problem, and many state agencies are facing major cutbacks.  But do we really need all the various state and local governmental bodies that have built up over the past century?  As Jim points out in his column, we are asking general Motors to downsize and restructure.  So what about government on the state and local level? Jim asks this important question in this week’s column now posted.  You can read it now by Clicking Here.

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  1. “We’re just not genetically disposed to handle money,” lamented political consultant James Carville, who was from Carville, Louisiana. “We ought to bring in the legislature from another state — maybe Wisconsin or Minnesota — to handle our money. In return, we’ll handle the cooking and entertainment for them. They’ll handle our fiscal oversight, and we’ll handle their cultural matters.”

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