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Official warns about credit card skimmers at gas pumps

Official warns about credit card skimmers at gas pumps

NEW ORLEANS January 31, 2016 — Louisiana’s Department of Agriculture says a task force of federal and state authorities has found 23 credit card skimmers on gasoline pumps around the state since June of last year. And clerks at retail outlets have alerted authorities to two others. Thieves place the skimming devices on pumps and then use the information to ...

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Strain: La. farmers would benefit by Cuba trade

BATON ROUGE, La. — Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says restarting trade between the U.S. and Cuba would be of enormous benefit to Louisiana. President Obama on Wednesday said his administration would work toward resuming diplomatic relations and trade with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. Strain, a Republican, tells The Advertiser resumed trade would be a ...

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Shale Plays Exclusive: Interview with ND Republican Party Executive Director Jason Flohrs

As November 4th approaches, both Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to reach constituents about the importance of voting in the midterm elections. Historically, midterm elections procure a lower turnout, but this November, getting out to vote is more important than ever before. Voters are faced with big decisions on the ballot that could drastically affect not only the oil and ...

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