June 28, 2011 03:38 PM
Wednseday, June 29, 2011By Jeremy AlfordPhotos by Robin May As 144 politicos settle back into their real jobs this week, we look back at the winners, the losers, the stories and non-stories of the 2011 legislative season. Wednseday, June 29, 2011 ...
June 21, 2011 05:42 PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Written by Jeremy Alford How Gov. Bobby Jindal, with nothing but the power his office provides, put a damper on the Legislature's recent streak of independence. Wednesday, June 22, 2011Written by Jeremy Alford How Gov. Bobby ...
June 1, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 How inconsistencies in Gov. Bobby Jindal's own fiscal philosophy have finally collided with a Legislature that's coming into its own. By Jeremy Alford It was the day George Rodrigue came to Baton Rouge. Usually, if you can ...
June 1, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 1, 2011C'EST BONAttorney Greg Logan has his work cut out for him, if indeed he'll be the laborer cutting hay on his 8 acres of undeveloped land in a residential neighborhood on Alleman Drive off Johnston Street. PAS BON It's debatable ...
May 25, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2011How a sleeper bill about contaminated oilfield sites became one of the most hotly lobbied issues of the session By Jeremy AlfordOur story ends with a rare defeat for the oil industry. Actually, it was more than that. By a vote ...
May 11, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 How does an economically strapped state deal with an unprecedented oil spill recovery and potentially record flooding? We may be about to find out. By Jeremy AlfordThe tension in the room is palpable, and no one - from the flacks ...
May 4, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 4, 2011How Gov. Bobby Jindal is faring in his efforts to navigate the legislative session. By Jeremy AlfordGov. Bobby Jindal's package of bills this legislative session is 11 pages long. As in prior years, many lawmakers with bills in the ...
April 27, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011FEC filings show that Louisiana's fiscally conservative' congressional delegation has been spending like a sailor on shore leave, and in some cases running a deficit. By Jeremy AlfordIf Potomac politics exists in a world fueled ...
April 27, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011From economic development to business taxes - an overview of the regular session of the Louisiana Legislature. By Jeremy AlfordLawmakers have a new deadline: no later than 6 p.m. June 23.The challenges are nothing short of historic ...
April 13, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2011Redistricting has served as a scary reminder of just how easily ambitious lawmakers can trigger socio-cultural displacements and destroy communities. By Jeremy AlfordSome senators stood watching, while others were seated or ...

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