Editorial: Louisiana needs its fair share now, Mr. President – NOLA.com

May 31st, 2010 | By | Category: General

In a rare, Page 1 editorial The Times-Picayune tells the president that Louisiana should get a share of the oil and gas wealth being mined off its shores now, and not have to wait until 2017 when a revenue-sharing measure that was adopted in 2006 takes effect.

The editorial begins: Louisiana fought for decades to convince Congress that our state should get a share of the oil and gas wealth being mined off our shores. We’re still waiting.

We’re being asked to hold our collective breath till 2017. That’s when the revenue-sharing measure that was finally adopted in 2006 takes full effect.

Read the full editorial here: Editorial: Louisiana needs its fair share now, Mr. President – NOLA.com.

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