March 7, 2012 06:00 AM
An overview of the hottest issues to keep tabs on during this year's regular session.By Jeremy Alford The 2012 regular session, which will be unleashed on the public March 12 like a political Kraken, is brimming with new personalities. Last year's election ...
March 7, 2012 06:00 AM
While Gov. Bobby Jindal might be casting a large net for his education reform package, it has so far failed to snare anything related to school discipline. By Jeremy Alford If you believe the polling, the public isn't sweating school discipline issues ...
Feb. 8, 2012 06:00 AM
The most explosive accusation from last year's race for lieutenant governor is still smoldering.By Jeremy Alford It was supposed to be the email that rocked Louisiana's political landscape. It was supposed to help sway a major election. But instead it ...
Jan. 4, 2012 06:00 AM
January 4, 2012LeadershiftAs a new year dawns on our political landscape, local influence over the Legislature seems precarious at best, especially compared to Lafayette's headier days. By Jeremy Alford Photos by Robin May It wouldn't be fair ...
Nov. 30, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 30, 2011From elite hunting camps to brokering deals over rods and reels, Louisiana's great outdoors mean big money.By Jeremy AlfordPhotos by Lisa Buser, from the book Wild AbundanceSome camps are simply soaked in lore, yielding memories ...
Nov. 23, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 But do the governor and Legislature have the courage to fix our state pension system? As I enter my last term as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, I still cling to the belief that one person can make a difference ...
Oct. 19, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, October 19, 2011The race for lieutenant governor is the nastiest around - and A portal into THE steamy three-way fight for the heart of the state GOP. By Jeremy Alford Sexual harassment, extramarital affairs, drug use and prostitutes. In the ...
Aug. 23, 2011 03:25 PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2011By Jeremy AlfordPhotos by Daniel LandryRookie Congressman Jeff Landry of New Iberia found a home in the Tea Party and an alliance with Sen. David Vitter. But is either a path to re-election? Wednesday, August 24, 2011 By Jeremy ...
July 26, 2011 06:38 PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2011By Jeremy AlfordInsiders fear the new cost of doing business is squeezing out smaller independents. Wednesday, July 27, 2011 By Jeremy Alford Insiders fear the new cost of doing business is squeezing out smaller independents. Although ...
July 18, 2011 05:29 PM
The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is in the process of developing a system to determine which commercial fishermen will be allowed to harvest oysters from one of Louisiana's last naturally-occurring reefs. The state Department of Wildlife ...

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