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The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

Michael Kurth December 5, 2019 Comments Off on The Re-Election Of Gov. Edwards

Louisianans just re-elected John Bel Edwards as their governor. It was a close race that drew a great deal of national attention, including three visits to the state by President Trump — who won

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Governor’s Race Is All About Turnout

Governor’s Race Is All About Turnout

Jeremy Alford November 21, 2019 Comments Off on Governor’s Race Is All About Turnout

The Nexstar television stations in Louisiana released a poll that showed Gov. John Bel Edwards with a slim edge over challenger Eddie Rispone, suggesting “turnout matters a lot more” than many politicos were expecting. 

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Keep An Eye Peeled

Keep An Eye Peeled

Brad Goins January 5, 2017 Comments Off on Keep An Eye Peeled

Before long, the entire wall space of the old Rikenjaks building will be covered by works by local artists. That’s an especially big deal when you consider that none of the recent tenants have

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Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

Jeremy Alford January 5, 2017 Comments Off on Jones Sees An Edwards Presidential Run

At a meeting hosted on Nov. 14 in Lake Charles by the Southwest Louisiana Republican Roundtable, Calcasieu Clerk of Court Lynn Jones made a bold prediction. “John Bel Edwards is going to end up

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Hawke: Louisiana Actor And Musician

Hawke: Louisiana Actor And Musician

Brad Goins December 15, 2016 Comments Off on Hawke: Louisiana Actor And Musician

The highly promoted remake of The Magnificent Seven, whose stars include Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt, was shot last year in Baton Rouge. Another of the film’s stars was Ethan Hawke. Hawke must have

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Edwards: No Special Session

Edwards: No Special Session

Jeremy Alford December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Edwards: No Special Session

Given the mounting concern over the state’s incoming revenue this fiscal year, several conversations at high levels have been had about a potential special session of the Louisiana Legislature. But it’s unlikely that one

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CLINTON RELIES ON LANDRIEU

CLINTON RELIES ON LANDRIEU

Jeremy Alford April 6, 2016 Comments Off on CLINTON RELIES ON LANDRIEU

Last month, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu spent a weekend in South Carolina campaigning. He spoke at African-American churches and gave television interviews. No, he’s not running for governor of South Carolina. He’s hitting

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