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.” ...
June 6, 2017 10:46 AM
Despite pleas to hold a hearing before the regular session ends, a judge appears prepared to wait until August to address a lawsuit that questions the employment status of Education Superintendent John White ...
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 ...
May 9, 2017 01:46 PM
New Orleans businessman John Georges is now — again — a Republican. That has state GOP leaders talking and speculating ...
May 9, 2017 01:40 PM
A set of bills moving through the state Legislature’s ongoing regular session would create new layers of disclosure in regard to prescription drug pricing in Louisiana ...
May 2, 2017 05:13 PM
Some Republicans, with an eye to 2019, don’t want to give Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards the benefit of having orange barrels all over the state’s highways when he runs for re-election ...

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