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Poltical History: Elaine Edwards 1978

Poltical History: Elaine Edwards 1978

Jeremy Alford April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Poltical History: Elaine Edwards 1978

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Shortly before press time, elected officials, staff, journalists and other members of the Capitoland chattering class made the trek to Baton Rouge’s American Legion Hall for the annual Gridiron

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Garret Graves: Water Policy Focus

Garret Graves: Water Policy Focus

Jeremy Alford April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Garret Graves: Water Policy Focus

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais If you’re from Louisiana and you have a federal issue regarding water — whether it be the water you drink, the water that stinks, the water that flooded your

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$17 Million In Gubernatorial Coffers

$17 Million In Gubernatorial Coffers

Jeremy Alford March 21, 2019 Comments Off on $17 Million In Gubernatorial Coffers

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais The various candidates and political action committees involved in this fall’s election for governor are collectively sitting on $17 million that will more than likely be spent in the

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New Marijuana Association Created

New Marijuana Association Created

Jeremy Alford March 7, 2019 Comments Off on New Marijuana Association Created

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais A new trade association has been established in Baton Rouge to “advocate and support Louisiana’s new medical marijuana and plant-based industry.” The Louisiana Association of Therapeutic Alternatives, or LATA,

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2019 Constitutional Issues

2019 Constitutional Issues

Jeremy Alford February 21, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Constitutional Issues

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Legislation to pave the way for another constitutional convention in Louisiana failed to get approval from the House last year. But a respected public policy organization still intends to

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“Like Socks On A Rooster”

“Like Socks On A Rooster”

Jeremy Alford February 8, 2019 Comments Off on “Like Socks On A Rooster”

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Among the zaps and zings dinging around the Bayou State’s caverns of political lore are countless phrases and quotes that have outlived the political souls who first uttered them.

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Moon Griffon Lands In Red Stick

Moon Griffon Lands In Red Stick

Jeremy Alford January 24, 2019 Comments Off on Moon Griffon Lands In Red Stick

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Moon Griffon, the fiery and sometimes controversial radio host, is bringing his brand of conservative punditry back to Louisiana’s capital region after several short, unsuccessful runs in the premier

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When Coozan Dud Met The Pope

When Coozan Dud Met The Pope

Jeremy Alford January 11, 2019 Comments Off on When Coozan Dud Met The Pope

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais In the wild world of Looziana politics, there has never been, and probably never will be, a character quite like Dudley Joseph LeBlanc, Sr., who the late Gov. Earl

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Unprecedented Louisiana Turnover

Unprecedented Louisiana Turnover

Jeremy Alford December 21, 2018 Comments Off on Unprecedented Louisiana Turnover

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais By the spring of 2019, voters residing in 44 percent of Louisiana’s parishes will have participated in a special legislative election. And that statistic could swell before the ongoing

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The Farm Bill: Questions Answered

The Farm Bill: Questions Answered

Jeremy Alford December 6, 2018 Comments Off on The Farm Bill: Questions Answered

By Jeremy Alford & Mitch Rabalais  LaPolitics: As a conferee on the Farm Bill, you have been directly involved in the negotiations around the bill. What, in your opinion, is the biggest impasse that

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