March 8, 2017 11:40 AM
The Louisiana chapter of the Koch-funded Americans For Prosperity is preparing to be just as involved in the upcoming regular session of the state Legislature as it was in the 2016 sessions ...
March 7, 2017 04:50 PM
President Donald Trump’s administration could potentially offer a filing in an appeal the Louisiana Republican Party is pushing before the U.S. Supreme Court ...
Feb. 24, 2017 02:33 PM
Once again a budget deficit, this time in the $400 million range, will take center stage in the coming session for the fiscal year that begins July 1 ...
Feb. 17, 2017 02:11 PM
Jeremy Adler, a spokesman for America Rising Squared, says his organization “likes to keep tabs on all Democrats running for or in office and seeks to highlight their vulnerabilities.” But he adds that Edwards is near the top of its list in terms ...
Feb. 7, 2017 11:19 AM
Other possible candidates include Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte; Speaker Pro Temp Walt Leger, D-New Orleans; retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness of Mandeville; and Acadiana health care executive Gus Rantz of Lafayette ...
Feb. 3, 2017 03:43 PM
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President Stephen Waguespack hinted at a possible legislative legal battle for the regular session that convenes in April ...
Jan. 31, 2017 11:13 AM
While there was some thought about a cuts-only special session next month, the Edwards Administration is heeding calls from lawmakers for revenue-raising options and part of that strategy will include fees ...
Jan. 27, 2017 01:31 PM
Louisiana is one of 17 states that has not yet replenished its savings account since the 2009 recession, which was preceded by years of record deposits ...
Jan. 25, 2017 11:20 AM
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ first-year haul is comparable to the $3.5 million that former Gov. Bobby Jindal raised for his re-election campaign in 2008 ...
Jan. 24, 2017 05:29 PM
Respected columnist joins Judge Jimmy N. Dimos, the Rev. Dr. T.J. Jemison Sr., late lobbyist Bud Mapes and West Monroe Mayor Dave N. Norris, all of whom will be inducted on March 11 ...

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