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 ...
May 2, 2017 02:39 PM
Rep. Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville, said his HB 648 was incomplete as drafted and that the amendments he needed to get the legislation into the right posture were still being put together ...
April 24, 2017 10:04 AM
Should the Legislature unlock the state’s dedicated funds to free up more money for the budget? ...
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 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 28, 2017 05:06 PM
Some industry players are looking into ways to enhance Louisiana’s film tax credit program and possibly introduce a new reform ...

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