June 27, 2017 10:39 AM
Gov. John Bel Edwards has been telling reporters lately that he may just skip another special session, thus allowing drastic budget reductions to take hold, if the House doesn’t start to coalesce around a revenue plan ...
June 22, 2017 09:51 AM
With more than 5,100 participants, the exercise’s results offer an unscientific snapshot of how voters and residents feel about spending priorities ...
June 20, 2017 10:42 AM
Former House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, now a government affairs advisor at Adams & Reese in Baton Rouge, said last week that he thought his successor in the Legislature’s lower chamber is “doing a good job.” ...
May 30, 2017 09:52 AM
The report estimates the overall increase in Louisiana at $1.5 billion, driven by changes in the state sales tax structure that were approved by the Legislature and governor during last year’s regular session ...
May 26, 2017 09:00 AM
The only way it happens is if lawmakers fail to produce a budget in the regular session that adjourns on June 8. The House and Senate are currently negotiating the budget bill, for which the bodies have drastically different visions ...
May 17, 2017 09:47 AM
Speculation that the Public Service Commission member, who ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2015 and the U.S. House last year, will take a job in Trump administration has South Louisiana politicos bandying around potential candidates ...
April 18, 2017 04:37 PM
An “armed and ready,” Louisiana-based super PAC called Truth In Politics started taking aim at Gov. John Bel Edwards last week not long after lawmakers convened their spring regular session ...
April 17, 2017 03:15 PM
Love Acadiana is teaming up with Eight Days of Hope to rebuild 300 flooded homes in only eight days across Acadiana’s hardest hit flood areas ...
April 6, 2017 02:16 PM
Every step closer that’s taken toward Monday’s convening of the Legislature’s regular session will bring with it more details about complicated policy proposals and a greater sense of political urgency ...
March 23, 2017 02:26 PM
The Edwards Administration is getting behind a new taxable gross receipts approach in concert with an elimination of the corporate and franchise taxes. ...