Accounting, CIS, healthcare, and manufacturing are the in-demand career sectors in north Louisiana according to workforce development experts. KEDM's Policy and a Pint dug into the subject at an open public forum on workforce issues. Panelists and audience members agreet that the future of our workforce is children. Panelists fielded many questions about STEM education and the educational foundation being laid by our area educators. The KEDM Policy and a Pint public forum was held Tuesday,...
“Probably the majority of the electorate doesn’t even know the new state Treasurer will be selected on October 14 th ,” says Jeremy Alford of lapolitics.com . The usual indicators of an imminent election aren’t there. Yard signs for local church fall fairs are more prevalent than those for the candidates. Campaign ads on TV have been rare.
Four sheriff’s offices in Louisiana have filed lawsuits against drug companies and physicians for allegedly helping to grow the opioid crisis. Attorney David Laborde says the defendants have misrepresented the proper use of opioids which has led to an epidemic and an uptick in crime.
Avoyelles, Lafayette, Jefferson Davis and Rapides have filed lawsuits in state courts in their respective parishes. Laborde says the sheriff’s offices are seeking to recoup the money law enforcement...
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