My friends, I’ve written on many occasions this year about COVID-19 vaccines and how important they are to our economy and future as a nation. Never one to speak in weakness, I made sure to get both doses of my (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine as soon as I qualified. Done. Read more
Big news this week in Louisiana’s medical marijuana world!
On Tuesday, June 22, Gov. Edwards signed a bill into law that will let patients in our state’s medical cannabis program legally buy smokable marijuana from the state’s licensed marijuana dispensaries. Read more
Hello, old friend — here we are again!
Since the ACA was passed in 2010, it has endured some pretty hard-charging court challenges. We wrote extensively about this most recent court challenge (Texas v. U.S.) last year.
The One Where the ACA Goes to the Supreme Court Read more
I’ve got a video (2:34) for you today. This is an interview filmed earlier this year. In it, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Chief Data Officer Somesh Nigam talks about his work identifying early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Louisiana. Read more
I have to admit… I don’t know too many people who are looking back fondly on 2020. It was a hard year, and COVID-19 — and our responses to it – caused an unimaginable amount of damage. In looking back through my files, I was shocked at the challenges the virus created and the damage it did. Read more
We are, as a state, at a critical point in our battle with COVID-19. After a brutal year where we lost more than 10,000 fellow Louisianians, saw hundreds of thousands of businesses close or downsize and nearly half a million people lose their jobs, we now have a way out of this COVID mess. Read more