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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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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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