April 5, 2011 07:32 PM
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Cash payments from everyone's favorite energy giant are being woven into the political infrastructure that supports Gov. Bobby Jindal. By Jeremy Alford With more than $9 million in his campaign war chest, Gov. Bobby Jindal ...
March 30, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 30, 2011While a Senate committee came unraveled last week, the real action was in the corridors - as usual. By Jeremy AlfordU.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, a Lafayette Republican, didn't want to waste time last week doing constituent work ...
March 23, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 23, 2011The Louisiana Family Forum is focusing its redistricting efforts on the Louisiana Senate - and it promises to be a bumpy ride. By Jeremy AlfordPolitical livelihoods are officially on the line. Lawmakers convened a special session ...
March 16, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, March 16, 2011SMOKEOUTSmoking in bars - is 2011 the year a ban comes to Louisiana?Health nuts, privacy whacks, cigarette lobbyists and all of our favorite lawmakers will be throwing down during the spring regular session over how much smokes ...
Feb. 9, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 With growing seniority and friends in high places, U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany is not only nearing his peak as an influencer, but, ironically, also fighting for his political life. By Jeremy Alford Every member of ...
Feb. 2, 2011 06:00 AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2011Behind the precipitous fall of the Louisiana Democratic Party - and how it might climb back to relevance. By Jeremy Alford"I just know, before this is over, I,m gonna need a whole lot of serious therapy. Look at my eye twitching." ...
Jan. 4, 2011 05:20 PM
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Lawmakers below I-10 are beginning to coalesce behind a proposed congressional district that would hug the coast from one state line to the other. By Jeremy AlfordYou can tell it's redistricting time. State lawmakers, in one ...
Jan. 4, 2011 05:03 PM
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 The controversial piles of sand that Gov. Bobby Jindal built in the wake of BP's oil disaster are now becoming bigger piles of sand, but with greater potential benefits this time. By Jeremy Alford"From a long-term coastal restoration ...
Dec. 21, 2010 04:04 PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2010Everything you need to know about the release of federal inmate No. 03128-095, also known as Edwin EdwardsBy Jeremy Alford You're going to want to keep the first couple of weeks of January open. We're talking Jan. 4, 6, 8 ...
Dec. 15, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, December 15, 2010In strong favor with Democrats and Republicans, a political star is rising. By Jeremy AlfordDuring the third week of January 2004, newly elected Gov. Kathleen Blanco held a highly anticipated press conference where she was ...

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