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Lt. Governor May Face A Challenge

Lt. Governor May Face A Challenge

Jeremy Alford June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Lt. Governor May Face A Challenge

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais After taking to Facebook to publicly acknowledge that he is considering a bid for lieutenant governor this fall, former Democratic Caucus Chair Gene Reynolds told LaPolitics that he should

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Senator Joins AG On Political Board

Senator Joins AG On Political Board

Jeremy Alford June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Senator Joins AG On Political Board

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais In a move that will only bolster the reach and resources of the Louisiana Committee for a Conservative Majority, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy has decided to become a board

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Team Gleason License Plate Approved

Team Gleason License Plate Approved

Jeremy Alford May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Team Gleason License Plate Approved

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais While a proposed hike in the state’s gasoline tax has been hogging the limelight in terms of transportation chatter at the Capitol, members of the House panel that has

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Landry Heightens Washington Profile

Landry Heightens Washington Profile

Jeremy Alford May 2, 2019 Comments Off on Landry Heightens Washington Profile

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais With no real opposition to speak of yet for the fall ballot, and a battle-ready war chest in the wings just in case someone gets froggy in Baton Rouge,

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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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