Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Changing the image of Louisiana politics

We are always hearing from local politicians that they want to change the image of Louisiana politics from one where corruption abounds to one of ethical government. Psst, here's a secret for you - this is not the way to do it.

With some members making early exits, a House committee Tuesday killed a proposal that would have prohibited lawmakers from accepting free tickets to Saints games, golf outings, and other sporting and cultural events. And they did it without members having to go on record as voting against a bill supported by good-government factions.