Reed/Strain Legacy Demands Re-examination of Arrests and Convictions

Editor’s Note/Response to D.A. Montgomery’s Press Release with regard to former Sheriff Strain’s Arrest. Louisiana is identified as a prison state, evidenced by the fact that during the Reed/Strain tenure, St. Tammany had,

STP Candidate for Sheriff Files Ethics Complaint Against Incumbent

The parish government is no stranger to skirting ethics laws, as Covington Weekly has reported in the past with legislation written by former Representative Tim Burns exempting parish council members from state ethics laws in place to prevent conflicts of interest.

Opinion: ITEP Problematic, Free Market Vs. Interventionism

Recently, the Industrial Tax Exemption Program is in the news. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ( in “Tax Incentives: Costly for States, Drag on the Nation”, August 2013, “…state

CCST: Vote “NO” on March Tax Renewal

Whereas the mission of the Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) is Good Governance, which includes transparency and good stewardship of taxpayer dollars. Whereas the Jail & Justice Center original sales tax initiative