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Werner May Run Statewide

Werner May Run Statewide

Jeremy Alford April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Werner May Run Statewide

By Jeremy Alford, Sarah Gamard and Mitch Rabalais Democrat Mary Leach Werner, a member of the LSU Board of Supervisors, has been receiving overtures from political influencers about running for statewide office in 2019.

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Special Session Theme: Uncertainty

Special Session Theme: Uncertainty

Jeremy Alford March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Special Session Theme: Uncertainty

By Jeremy Alford & Mitch Rabalais “I don’t think there is an agreement in concrete. I think there is an agreement to proceed.” That’s what Senate President John Alario told the dean of the

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Congressmen Release Finance Info

Congressmen Release Finance Info

Jeremy Alford March 1, 2018 Comments Off on Congressmen Release Finance Info

By Jeremy Alford, Sarah Gamard and Mitch Rabalais Members of Louisiana’s U.S. House delegation recently revealed their 2017 fundraising activities. They’re collectively sitting on $3.8 million, according to the Federal Election Commission. It’s a notable

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No Shortage Of Outdoors Issues

No Shortage Of Outdoors Issues

Jeremy Alford February 15, 2018 Comments Off on No Shortage Of Outdoors Issues

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Although they don’t always end up being debated inside Louisiana’s Capitol building, issues that capture the attention of hunters and anglers are constantly under review in ways both

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Trump’s Louisiana Polling Slides

Trump’s Louisiana Polling Slides

Jeremy Alford February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Trump’s Louisiana Polling Slides

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais “Love him or hate him, most every (Louisiana) voter has an opinion about President Donald Trump.” That was the analysis offered up by Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media

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More State Legislators Resign

More State Legislators Resign

Jeremy Alford January 18, 2018 Comments Off on More State Legislators Resign

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais State Rep. Chris Broadwater, R-Hammond, recently became the 10th member of the Louisiana Legislature to resign from his seat in the past two years. That’s a historically high

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Maginnis Books Optioned

Maginnis Books Optioned

Jeremy Alford January 4, 2018 Comments Off on Maginnis Books Optioned

The landmark books by the late journalist John Maginnis have been optioned by a Maryland-based media firm that hopes to produce documentaries based on his works. Strategic Partners & Media also has an office

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Gov. Edwards Staffer Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Gov. Edwards Staffer Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Jeremy Alford December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Gov. Edwards Staffer Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Claims

A key staffer to Gov. John Bel Edwards resigned from his position after the administration launched an investigation into sexual harassment claims. Sources related to the investigation claimed litigation against the state and the

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Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

Jeremy Alford December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

By Jeremy Alford and Sarah Gamard Saturday, Nov. 11, marked the 33rd anniversary of the closing of the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, which had the distinction of being the only World’s Fair to declare

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Chatter Over Special Session

Chatter Over Special Session

Jeremy Alford November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Chatter Over Special Session

By Jeremy Alford and Sarah Gamard Lawmakers, administration officials, lobbyists and other government relations professionals are working under the assumption that the next special session of the Legislature will be called some time after

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