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Commentary: So why is it Louisiana doesn’t need an Inspector General?

One of the first things Buddy Roemer did when he became governor of Louisiana in 1988 was create the Office of Inspector General. He figured, correctly, that the state needed an independent watchdog agency to weed out corruption and misuse of state funds. Four years later, when former Governor Edwin Edwards and former Klansman David […]