Congratulations to the Governor and Legislators

From all of us here at CABL we offer our congratulations to Governor John Bel Edwards for his re-election and to all the incumbent and new legislators who will assemble at the Capitol next year to begin a new term. We wish them all the very best and look forward to working with them over […]

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Thanks to Our CABL Champions and Visionaries

For almost 60 years CABL’s mission has been to focus on issues in the public interest with a single goal in mind: to make Louisiana a better place for all of its citizens. We have been able to do that, only because of the generous support of hundreds of individuals, businesses, and private foundations that […]

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After Governor’s Debate, Focus Shifts to Voters

The one and, apparently, only debate in the runoff election for governor is over. It was a spirited affair and CABL was pleased to be able to partner once again with Louisiana Public Broadcasting to present it to voters. If you missed it, it’s not too late to catch a replay by checking out the […]

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Tune in Next Week for Another Gubernatorial Debate

The Council for A Better Louisiana and Louisiana Public Broadcasting will host a candidate debate featuring the two remaining candidates in the 2019 Louisiana governor’s race.  The debate will air live on Wednesday, October 30 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. on LPB stations around the state. It will originate from the studios of LPB. Both Governor John Bel Edwards […]

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What’s Next After the Primary Election?

Congratulations to all the candidates who not only won their races in the recent primary, but to everyone who chose to offer themselves for public service. In these times, that is becoming a more and more difficult thing to do and CABL appreciates the willingness of so many to serve our state. But now, after […]

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Don’t Forget to Vote on Saturday & Here are Some Resources

It’s finally here. Election Day in Louisiana is just days away. For more than 376,000 voters that’s not really an issue. They represent the more than 12-percent of citizens who voted early. But for the other 2.5 million or so, this is an important election with a lot of items on the ballot. While we […]

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CABL Publishes Election Guide to Louisiana Education Policies

“Louisiana is making progress in education. Public school students are improving their academic achievement and today they have more school and course choices than ever before. More young people are prepared for opportunities after high school, and public schools are making better connections to the demands of our growing economy. This is good news, and […]

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CABL Positions on Constitutional Amendments

This year there are only four constitutional amendments on the fall ballot, a thankfully small number considering what we have seen in years past. Each of them represents examples of why Louisiana’s constitution has become bloated with too much detail, and repeatedly requires amendments to deal with the often mundane issues that tend to arise. […]

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Elections & Voting, CABL, Louisiana Elections


A Master Plan for Post-Secondary Education to Move Louisiana Forward

Last week the Board of Regents released its new Master Plan for Higher Education. It’s a bold plan with the type of goal for higher education that’s long overdue – to raise the education attainment level of citizens in our state so that 60-percent of working-age adults hold a college degree or high-value credential by […]

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CABL Releases Gubernatorial Survey Responses on Major Issues

The Council for A Better Louisiana has released the responses of gubernatorial candidates to a comprehensive survey on major issues in the 2019 governor’s race. The survey questions were sent to all candidates for governor and CABL received responses from Gov. John Bel Edwards and Congressman Ralph Abraham. They can be found on the CABL […]

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