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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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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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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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Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

Jeremy Alford December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Political History: A Bankrupt Affair

By Jeremy Alford and Sarah Gamard Saturday, Nov. 11, marked the 33rd anniversary of the closing of the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, which had the distinction of being the only World’s Fair to declare

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Chatter Over Special Session

Chatter Over Special Session

Jeremy Alford November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Chatter Over Special Session

By Jeremy Alford and Sarah Gamard Lawmakers, administration officials, lobbyists and other government relations professionals are working under the assumption that the next special session of the Legislature will be called some time after

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