With the economy resulting in residents and businesses shying away from spending, local sales tax collections have taken a hit in recent years. As a result governmental entities have been receiving less financial support.
Consequently, some have had to make due with less, whether it is not refilling open positions, delaying road projects or holding on to old equipment until it’s on its last leg.
Louisiana Tech University has taken yet another step to bettering the Ruston community.
However, this time it entails placing 34 new security cameras in various locations around the campus.
In recent years there have been several incidents where students have been taken advantage of in one way or another. In each of these cases had there been security cameras the offenders may have been apprehended more easily.