July 11, 2016 03:19 PM
According to Meg Casper, the communications director for the secretary of state’s office, there could be as many as 475 Louisiana races on the Nov. 8 ballot ...
July 5, 2016 12:01 PM
With three lawmaking sessions of the Legislature behind him, you can expect Gov. John Bel Edwards to start focusing on policies and politics of his own, beginning with the state’s Medicaid expansion ...
June 28, 2016 03:54 PM
Richmond, left, and Scalise during batting practice prior to the June 23 gameU.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Jefferson and Congressman Cedric Richmond of New Orleans represented Louisiana on ...
June 28, 2016 02:54 PM
At least two Lafayette Parish state reps will be eyeing Scott Angelle’s seat on the PSC — if he wins his congressional race this fall ...
June 27, 2016 01:58 PM
Oral arguments were scheduled last week for the challenge by the Republican Party of Louisiana to provisions of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law that, the party argues, “disadvantage state political parties as compared to super PACs.” ...
June 27, 2016 01:48 PM
On the final day of the second special session last week it went largely overlooked that Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law HB 887, despite appeals from the teachers unions to veto it ...
June 21, 2016 04:28 PM
Over the past 24 months 15 companies have paid back to Louisiana Economic Development $8.3 million in reimbursements to the state for up-front business incentives because the companies did not measure up to expectations outlined in their cooperative endeavor ...
June 21, 2016 10:41 AM
To participate candidates must be polling at at 5 percent or higher in a survey that will be commissioned by Raycom Media and its partners after qualifying ...
June 21, 2016 10:39 AM
A new study has ranked Louisiana 33rd among the U.S. states and Puerto Rico for its fiscal health ...
June 13, 2016 03:41 PM
Money would have to paid from April 1 to the effective date of the legislation lawmakers are expected to pass in the special session that convenes Monday ...

ICYMI:

Introducing The Current