This year there are six amendments to the state constitution on the November 8 ballot. Four of them – amendments 2, 3, 5 and 6 – can clearly be viewed as substantive and we hope voters will take a few minutes to review those closely. We support three of those amendments. Two other amendments are […]
CABL has released it’s recommendations on the constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot.
CABL was pleased to host the first, statewide televised debate in Louisiana’s U.S Senate race with our broadcast partner Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
The Council for A Better Louisiana has invited five candidates to participate in the upcoming U.S. Senate debate sponsored by CABL and broadcast statewide by Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
The recent floods in south Louisiana have been devastating to tens of thousands of people. Among those hit hard are many thousands of educators and parents of school-age kids.
During this time of crisis in Louisiana, CABL would like to share the following flood recovery documents.
It’s probably a safe bet that most people have at least some vague familiarity with the federal law that was dubbed “No Child Left Behind.” What most people probably don’t know, though, is that that law was replaced this year with a new version called the “Every Student Succeeds Act” or ESSA. In many ways, […]
It was good news to hear that for the fourth year in a row the number of students earning a college-going score of 18 on the ACT test has increased. At the same time the state’s average ACT also rose to 19.5 – the highest it’s been since the state started requiring all high school […]
It has been a couple of tumultuous weeks in Louisiana with our state once again thrown into the national spotlight that seems to visit us on an all-to-regular basis – usually for things that are not good. Of course, it was provoked by two incidents the drew the country’s attention: the controversy over a police […]