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  • La.'s per capita debt rises again in last year

    March 2, 2012 6:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The amount of debt Louisiana carries for each state resident rose again over the last year, the third year of increases, but the state remains well below its debt cap, according to a report released Thursday. The latest assessment, presented to the Bond Commission, showed... more »
  • Germany: Banks to Take Bigger Losses on Greek Debt

    October 16, 2011 1:35 PM

    BERLIN (AP) - Germany's finance minister says private holders of Greek government bonds must accept bigger losses to achieve "a durable and sustainable solution" for Europe's debt crisis. Wolfgang Schaeuble told German public broadcaster ARD on Sunday that an agreement struck in July when banks and other investors agreed to... more »
  • Boustany, Landry Weigh In On Debt Reduction Committee

    August 10, 2011 11:14 PM

    Congressional leadership is rounding up the 12 member Super Committee being put together to reduce the nation's debt. On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner named his picks, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is expected to name hers in the next few days. But after bitter bipartisan battles over... more »
  • Boustany, Landry Differ on Debt Deal

    August 1, 2011 11:45 PM

    Even though congressmen Jeff Landry (R-LA 03) and Charles Boustany (R-LA 07) share the same political party, they don't share the same feelings on the recent debt deal. And that could have implications in 2012. "When you look at the vote on the debt ceiling and you look at... more »
  • UPDATE: Warrant Issued for City-Parish Councilman's Arrest RECALLED

    March 1, 2010 5:04 PM

    UPDATE: According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, the warrant for the arrest of city-councilman Brandon Shelvin has been recalled. ****************************** A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin. Shelvin was due to appear in court Monday over a debt owed to... more »

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