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A DUCK DYNASTY CANDIDATE?

A DUCK DYNASTY CANDIDATE?

Jeremy Alford April 30, 2015 0

Since his showing last year in the 5th Congressional District race, when he was barely edged out of the runoff, Duck Dynasty cousin Zach Dasher’s political future has been wide open. Now it includes

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ANOTHER ALARIO MIRACLE COMING UP SOON?

ANOTHER ALARIO MIRACLE COMING UP SOON?

Jeremy Alford April 16, 2015 0

The story about Senate President John Alario’s ability to strike 11th-hour deals, forge unlikely alliances, and turn a finger jab into a thumbs up, has been written and rewritten repeatedly over the years by

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AD PULLS JINDAL INTO GOVERNOR’S RACE

AD PULLS JINDAL INTO GOVERNOR’S RACE

Jeremy Alford April 2, 2015 0

State Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, has thrown the first media jab in the race for governor with a radio spot that started airing on black radio stations in Acadiana recently. The buy overlaps

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UNION DUES FIGHT GOES ON

UNION DUES FIGHT GOES ON

Jeremy Alford March 25, 2015 0

The reshuffling of members and the chair of the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee has given a new life to the debate over union dues. Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, told LaPolitics he’s returning

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GOVERNOR’S FIELD WAITING ON LANDRIEU

GOVERNOR’S FIELD WAITING ON LANDRIEU

Jeremy Alford March 5, 2015 0

Some say he will. Others call it downright unfathomable. Most simply have no idea what he’ll do. So until New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gives a definitive answer on the question of whether he’ll run

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PUBLIC SPLIT ON BUDGET FIX

PUBLIC SPLIT ON BUDGET FIX

Jeremy Alford February 19, 2015 0

“There’s no consensus.”  That’s the opinion of opinion-finder Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media and Opinion Research. His firm recently polled 600 likely voters on the budget situation, and learned that participants were as mixed

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KLECKLEY CONSIDERS RUN

KLECKLEY CONSIDERS RUN

Jeremy Alford February 5, 2015 0

Staring down his final year in one of Louisiana’s most influential political positions, House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, is pondering his next move. While he’s had one post in mind for a while,

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KEEPING A CLOSE WATCH ON OIL

KEEPING A CLOSE WATCH ON OIL

Jeremy Alford January 22, 2015 0

A decline in the price of oil, in concert with other factors like sluggish individual income tax collections and the use of one-time money, has already prompted midyear budget cuts in Louisiana and pushed

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MORE TO COME ON MARIJUANA

MORE TO COME ON MARIJUANA

Jeremy Alford January 8, 2015 0

After failing to pass a medical marijuana bill last year, state Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, is telling supporters he will return in 2015 with legislation that focuses on different applications, like oils and pills.

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Vitter Leads, Nungesser Tied

Vitter Leads, Nungesser Tied

Jeremy Alford December 18, 2014 0

Voters, obviously, aren’t yet tuned into the 2015 ballot, despite the intriguing races it will host. But that didn’t stop the Metairie-based research firm Multi-Quest from going into the field for 606 live interviews

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