Today: Cary Koch, Craig McCulloch and Tammi Arender Wednesday 08/29: Quay McKnight, Kevin Blanchard and Paul Coussan Thursday 08/30: Former Gov. Huey P. Long (1893), Adam Eversole and Walt Bennetti Friday 08/31: Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan, Suzanne Danos, Blythe Bellows Lamonica, Rene Repp Sonnier, Scott Shalett and Wendy Williber Saturday 09/01: Rep. Paul Hollis Sunday 09/02: […]


Mr. and Mrs. Michael Raymond O’Donnell of Fort Worth, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Camille Nicole Ivy-O’Donnell to Edward Michael Bentin, son of Ms. Cristina Raquel Bentin of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marie O’Donnell and the late Mr. Raymond O’Donnell of Easton, Maryland, […]


— Tuesday 07/31: Acting Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, Don Cravins Jr., Rodney Mallett, Julio Melara, Jimmy Lagarde and Barrett Murphy — Wednesday 08/01: J Hudson, Sarah Louise Gaudet, Brad Lambert, Caroline Moses Spouse, and Rannah Gray — Thursday 08/02: Talmadge Singer and Daniel Holliday — Friday 08/03: Sen. Dan Claitor, Cher Taffaro Nungesser, Sidney […]

PolitiSigns, Adam Chapman & An Industry Update

Nothing declares election season is underway in Louisiana like campaign signs. And they’re starting to sprout up everywhere, from country byways to busy city intersections. For a touch more perspective, we had a quick email exchange with Adam Chapman of Politisigns.com recently to see what’s brewing on the sign front… LaPolitics: With races underway everywhere from Eunice […]


— Tuesday 07/17: Keith Courville and Anthony Sanchez — Wednesday 07/18: Rep. Tony Bacala, Margo DuBos and John DeSantis — Thursday 07/19: Former Congressman Jerry Huckaby, David Tatman, Andrew Bautsch, Katelin Walker, Rachel Farmer, Keith Gates, Ron Faucheux and Del Moon — Friday 07/20: Norma Jane Sabiston — Saturday 07/21: Sharon Fugler — Sunday 07/22: […]

LOWDOWN: The Price of Politics & Politicians

   What would you do for $16,800? Would you take a stressful, full-time job for $16,800 annually? Probably not. But guess who would? If you haven’t figured it out yet, we’re talking about legislative pay in this episode of The LaPolitics Lowdown.    While the pay might be meager, lawmakers also receive a pay diem, office […]

What The Heck Is John Alario Saying?

Have you ever listened closely to the words being said into the mic Senate President John Alario while he’s overseeing the business of the upper chamber? We have, especially the part he sort of mumbles after voting ends and senator’s machines are closed. Do you know what he’s saying at that very moment? If you […]

#LA: John F. Jones & Social Media Advertising

“Social media is not magic. It’s just one of our many channels that we can use.” That’s the view of CenturyLink Public Policy and Government Relations Senior Vice President John Jones, who sits down with LaPolitics’ Jeremy Alford in this episode of Hashtag Louisiana. Jones talks about net neutrality, using social media at the corporate […]

THE LaPOLITICS REPORT: Picard, Politics & Ponies

In our latest podcast episode of The LaPolitics Report, Tyron Picard of The Picard Group drops in for a conversation about a bygone era in Louisiana politics, the current landscapes for government relations, what it really takes to be a racehorse owner and what big country music act came out Maurice. Picard talks about how […]

LOWDOWN: John Stefanski on Community

Crowley native and freshman Rep. John Stefanski is here to talk about community, both at home and online. John talks about the influence that Facebook had on his campaign, and the influence Twitter still has on how he legislates at the Capitol. He also talks about the effect social media has had on government transparency, […]