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Kennedy Activates Campaign Team

Kennedy Activates Campaign Team

Jeremy Alford October 5, 2018 Comments Off on Kennedy Activates Campaign Team

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais        An actual announcement may or may not be forthcoming, but various bits and pieces for a gubernatorial bid by U.S. Sen. John Kennedy are being

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Another Session Unlikely

Another Session Unlikely

Jeremy Alford September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Another Session Unlikely

By Jeremy Alford, Mitch Rabalais and Sarah Gamard It’s been about three months since this year’s legislative finale at the Capitol, which was plenty enough time for the Legislature’s leadership to recover and assess

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Nungesser: Old Ticket-Style Politics

Nungesser: Old Ticket-Style Politics

Jeremy Alford September 10, 2018 Comments Off on Nungesser: Old Ticket-Style Politics

By Jeremy Alford, Mitch Rabalais and Sarah Gamard Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor should consider running for office together on an old-fashioned ticket, and next year’s incumbents should be watching their backs for

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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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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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