- HELPING US PROSPER
- CREATING A BRIGHTER FUTURE
- MOVING LOUISIANA FORWARD
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Third Coast Leadership Pac
Creating Jobs & Strengthening the Middle Class
Protecting our Coast
Improving Our Infrastructure
Enhancing Opportunities in Education
“Third Coast Leadership PAC supports people and activities that help make Louisiana the best it can possibly be — by building upon our many strengths. We’ve accomplished a lot in recent years, but we still have a long way to go. In order to create a better tomorrow, we need strong leaders and smart policies. Together, we can help our great state reach its full potential. I encourage you to join the team and help move Louisiana forward!”
Walter “Walt” J. Leger III
State Representative, District 91
Speaker Pro Tempore, Louisiana House of Representatives
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President Barack Obama’s 2016 budget and more recently Gov. Bobby Jindal’s midyear budget reductions include plans to swipe funds dedicated to protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. Any move to reduce money dedicated to our coast is shortsighted and detrimental to the well-being of our state and our nation. While it is true that the governor’s proposed $1.2…
Louisianans are proud of our heritage and traditions. Unfortunately we are more recognized for cultural excellence — food, music, and sports — than for performance in the classroom. In reading and math, we rank among the bottom five states. Our college graduation rates are among the lowest in the country, and high-paying Louisiana jobs often…
Louisiana is known as the gateway to the Americas. Our extensive waterways, abundant ports, and oil and gas system are some of the greatest assets in our arsenal. But did you know that last year the American Society of Civil Engineers gave Louisiana a grade of C- for our infrastructure? Brain-eating amoebas, sinking streets, “high-hazard”…
A Third Coaster is someone who sees our state’s potential and wants to act on that potential to bring about a better Louisiana. A Third Coaster recognizes that while the state has come a long way, there are concrete ways to make Louisiana a place with a strong middle class, low unemployment rates, advanced infrastructure, quality education,…
The Associated Press 12:36 p.m. CST December 11, 2014 Louisiana’s students are missing out on millions of dollars in federal financial aid that could help them gain skills training or college degrees after high school, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday. Read the article here.
Published as a Letter to the Editor, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on November 28, 2014 Imagine purchasing your dream car, with all the bells and whistles, but never changing the oil. Before you knew it, the engine would burn up, and the car would be rendered useless. That’s essentially what is threatening our newly built…