Lawmakers in Louisiana’s House reached a bipartisan compromise Friday, ending a months-long stalemate over taxes. The House narrowly approved setting the state sales tax rate at 4.45% starting July 1. That rate would stay in place for 7 years - until 2025.
A former senior U.S. official from the Obama administration is warning that Russian efforts to influence U.S. politics have been so successful that other U.S. adversaries like China are beginning to emulate them. Victoria Nuland told the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, "Other countries and malign actors are now adapting and improving on Russia's methodology, notably including China which now runs disinformation campaigns and influence operations in Taiwan, Australia and other...
This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us News from Outside the Bubble, It’s A Smart World After All, News of the Olympic Movement, News of Microplastics, News of the Warm, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, plus another episode of The Appresidentice and original music satirizing this week’s headlines.
Susan Larson sit down with Judy Walker to discuss cookbooks, part one of four. Two classics from the newspaper: Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans , edited by Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker The Times-Picayune Creole Cookbook is a classic.
FOOD & DINING
The tomato sandwich is simple, it's cheap and, because it's at its best in the summer, it has special powers, at least here in New Orleans.