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Ellender And The Long Impeachment

Ellender And The Long Impeachment

Jeremy Alford November 7, 2019 Comments Off on Ellender And The Long Impeachment

The recent talks regarding potential impeachment proceedings in the U.S. House of Representatives has no doubt made a few Louisiana political junkies reflect on the similar proceedings that were brought against Gov. Huey P.

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Campaigns Push Early Voting

Campaigns Push Early Voting

Jeremy Alford October 17, 2019 Comments Off on Campaigns Push Early Voting

Louisiana’s early voting period for this fall’s elections runs until Oct. 5. Voters have become more comfortable with this alternative, as evidenced by an increase in this form of balloting. Political consultants say this

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Dwight Runs For State House Speaker

Dwight Runs For State House Speaker

Jeremy Alford September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Dwight Runs For State House Speaker

The latest name to surface in the developing race for speaker of the state House is Rep. Stephen Dwight of Lake Charles, a second-termer-to-be who sent a letter to supporters announcing his bid for

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Longest-Serving Legislator Moves On

Longest-Serving Legislator Moves On

Jeremy Alford September 5, 2019 Comments Off on Longest-Serving Legislator Moves On

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais The end of a legendary era has come to a close, with Senate President John Alario’s decision to not seek re-election. Alario’s tide floated many boats, and there are

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When Boggs Ran Afoul Of Hoover

When Boggs Ran Afoul Of Hoover

Jeremy Alford August 15, 2019 Comments Off on When Boggs Ran Afoul Of Hoover

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais In the spring of 1971, Congressman Hale Boggs of New Orleans, then the House Majority Leader, was making moves on Capitol Hill. A well respected member of Congress, Boggs

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Hundreds Of New Laws Take Effect

Hundreds Of New Laws Take Effect

Jeremy Alford August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Hundreds Of New Laws Take Effect

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais With the new fiscal year, departments and agencies are preparing to enforce hundreds of news laws that were approved during the recent regular session. On Thursday, Aug. 1, a

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Scalise: Investigate Intel Power Abuse

Scalise: Investigate Intel Power Abuse

Jeremy Alford July 19, 2019 Comments Off on Scalise: Investigate Intel Power Abuse

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais Over the past few months, Capitol Hill has been plagued with rumors and innuendo regarding multiple investigations into President Donald Trump and related chatter about possible impeachment charges. Speaking

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Teacher Unions Look To Fall Elections

Teacher Unions Look To Fall Elections

Jeremy Alford July 8, 2019 Comments Off on Teacher Unions Look To Fall Elections

By Jeremy Alford and Mitch Rabalais One day after word of a possible teacher walkout hit the capitol, Gov. John Bel Edwards appeared on the building’s steps to publicly urge House members to approve the

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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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