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Loan Program For Louisiana Films?

Loan Program For Louisiana Films?

Jeremy Alford April 20, 2017 Comments Off on Loan Program For Louisiana Films?

As Republican lawmakers and conservative groups like Americans for Prosperity lobby for an end to Louisiana’s $180-million film tax credit program, some industry players are looking into ways to enhance it and introduce reform.

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Eyes Turn To Regular Session

Eyes Turn To Regular Session

Jeremy Alford March 30, 2017 Comments Off on Eyes Turn To Regular Session

Less than 24 hours after the Legislature adjourned its special session, lawmakers serving on the budget committee gathered at the Capitol to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards’ spending proposal for the next fiscal year.

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Edwards Reveals Fundraising Data

Edwards Reveals Fundraising Data

Jeremy Alford March 16, 2017 Comments Off on Edwards Reveals Fundraising Data

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ re-election campaign has raised $3.6 million since he was elected governor in 2015, according to a new report filed with the state Board of Ethics. Overall, the governor’s campaign raised

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Fees To Be Part Of Special Session

Fees To Be Part Of Special Session

Jeremy Alford March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Fees To Be Part Of Special Session

Options. That’s the buzzword coming from the fourth floor of the State Capitol, which is where Gov. John Bel Edwards and his staff work. While there was some thought about a cuts-only special session

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Rainy Day Debate Begins

Rainy Day Debate Begins

Jeremy Alford February 16, 2017 Comments Off on Rainy Day Debate Begins

The Edwards Administration’s proposal to use $119 million from the state’s emergency savings account, known as the Rainy Day Fund, is meeting opposition from conservative lawmakers who worry there have been too many transfers

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Political Ads Found New Homes In 2016

Political Ads Found New Homes In 2016

Jeremy Alford February 2, 2017 Comments Off on Political Ads Found New Homes In 2016

The share of political ad spending long held by broadcast television took a major dive in 2016 as campaigns in Louisiana and across the nation turned their attention to online platforms. It’s yet another

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Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jeremy Alford January 5, 2017 Comments Off on Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

At a meeting hosted on Nov. 14 in Lake Charles by the Southwest Louisiana Republican Roundtable, Calcasieu Clerk of Court Lynn Jones made a bold prediction. “John Bel Edwards is going to end up

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La. Firm Behind Trump TV Campaign

La. Firm Behind Trump TV Campaign

Jeremy Alford December 15, 2016 Comments Off on La. Firm Behind Trump TV Campaign

Mandeville-based Innovative Advertising, led by partner Jay Connaughton, oversaw 45 percent of the total media buys for President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign this year. In all, Connaughton and his Louisiana team produced 30 television commercials

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Edwards: No Special Session

Edwards: No Special Session

Jeremy Alford December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Edwards: No Special Session

Given the mounting concern over the state’s incoming revenue this fiscal year, several conversations at high levels have been had about a potential special session of the Louisiana Legislature. But it’s unlikely that one

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Facebook Helped Registration Push

Facebook Helped Registration Push

Jeremy Alford November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Facebook Helped Registration Push

The latest voter registration period for the Nov. 8 election has concluded. But it’ll be a while until the Secretary of State’s Office knows the final tally for the number of new voters added

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