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Candidates Of Faith As Candidates

Candidates Of Faith As Candidates

Jeremy Alford August 16, 2018 Comments Off on Candidates Of Faith As Candidates

By Jeremy Alford, Sarah Gamard  and Mitch Rabalais A rather holy wave may be building for the 2019 election cycle in the form of pastors and faith-based advocates qualifying as candidates; that’s according to Rev.

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State House Facing Changes

State House Facing Changes

Jeremy Alford August 2, 2018 Comments Off on State House Facing Changes

By Jeremy Alford, Sarah Gamard And Mitch Rabalais With the 2019 election cycle approaching, special interests and party operatives who traditionally play in legislative contests are more confident than ever that big changes are coming

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Kennedy Gets Some Help

Kennedy Gets Some Help

Jeremy Alford July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Kennedy Gets Some Help

By Jeremy Alford And Mitch Rabalais How does $250,000 sound? That was the one-night take for U.S. Sen. John Kennedy at a recent New Orleans fundraiser. The event’s headliner, however, had as much political

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New Privacy Issues

New Privacy Issues

Jeremy Alford July 5, 2018 Comments Off on New Privacy Issues

At Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, N.C., April is Exotic Meat Month. This year, the restaurant offered a tarantula challenge. Customers were invited to enter their name in a raffle. If they

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Rewrite Louisiana Constitution?

Rewrite Louisiana Constitution?

Jeremy Alford June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Rewrite Louisiana Constitution?

The state House of Representatives voted against it and Gov. John Bel Edwards said it’s probably best to wait. But former Gov. Edwin Edwards told the Crowley Rotary that he’s in favor of calling

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Johns: Worst Budget I’ve Ever Seen

Johns: Worst Budget I’ve Ever Seen

Jeremy Alford June 7, 2018 Comments Off on Johns: Worst Budget I’ve Ever Seen

By Jeremy Alford & Mitch Rabalais The Senate Finance Committee started the process of wrapping up its deliberations over the state budget by taking sometimes tearful testimony from the public. A few who spoke

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Lottery Lost In Gaming Shuffle

Lottery Lost In Gaming Shuffle

Jeremy Alford May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Lottery Lost In Gaming Shuffle

By Jeremy Alford & Mitch Rabalais With so much attention directed at the traditional gaming bills that were introduced for the regular session, the Louisiana Lottery Corp. has received nary a political glance at

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Outside Politics Creep Into Session

Outside Politics Creep Into Session

Justin Morris May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Outside Politics Creep Into Session

By Jeremy Alford & Mitch Rabalais Time has become a factor for the Louisiana Legislature, with less than weeks to go until the session’s end. The pressure ratchets up further when you consider that

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Governor Nears $1M In Cash

Governor Nears $1M In Cash

Jeremy Alford April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Governor Nears $1M In Cash

By Jeremy Alford, Sarah Gamard and Mitch Rabalais Before the fundraising ban of the regular session took hold on March 12, Gov. John Bel Edwards managed to raise nearly $1 million during the first

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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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