SPONSORED: An Update on Louisiana’s Fight Against Human Trafficking

United Way of Acadiana’s Women United group held a powerful session on Aug. 13 for their Food for Thought Series: An Update on Louisiana’s Fight …

WEEKLY: An Unusual Race In HD90

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on August 9, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

THE POLITICAL ABC’s (Alario, Barras & Comedy): Seven answers & one joke each, directly from the gavel masters

It has been nearly three months since the finale of 2018’s edition of session-palooza. That’s plenty of time for House Speaker Taylor Barras and …

ALFORD’S OPINION COLUMN: An Official Con-Con Reminder

It has been three months since the Louisiana Legislature concluded its regular session without addressing the war cry for a constitutional convention. …

RABALAIS’ POLITICAL HISTORY: The Bossier Rep Who Stuck With Nixon Until The Bitter End

On the morning of Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon climbed onto the presidential helicopter, waved goodbye and flew away from the White House after …

POLITICAL CHATTER

— The Republican Women of Bossier, Women’s Republican Club of Shreveport, Caddo Parish Republican Party and Bossier Parish Republican Executive …

#HBD TRACKERS!

#HBD TRACKERS! — Tuesday 08/14: Rep. Dustin Miller, Winston DeCuir Jr. and Phillip Joffrion — Wednesday 08/15: Patrick Gleason, Karen Carvin …

WEEKLY: House Candidates Reap Nearly $10M

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on August 2, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

WEEKLY: A Flurry of Secretary of State Campaign Hires

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on August 2, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

SPONSORED: Opening Doors Through Technology

Opening Doors Through Technology TPG client Microsoft continues to provide advances in technology and open new opportunities for education and …

TRACKER: Jim Out, Podcast In & Other News Of The Day

FOUR THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Jim Out, Podcast In & Other Jazz 1.) BERNHARD: "I WILL NOT RUN" Will businessman Jim Bernhard run for …

ALFORD’S OPINION COLUMN: Has It Started Yet?

You ain’t nobody in Louisiana politics until somebody works for you.  And there are plenty of people being hired by the five major candidates for …

RABALAIS’ POLITICAL HISTORY: The Consultant Who Could “Garontee” A Win

Justin Wilson will always be remembered for his spicy Cajun cooking, trademark red suspenders and the collection of funny anecdotes he told audiences …

POLITICAL CHATTER

— Julia O’Donoghue (@JSODonoghue): "@LouisianaGov says the state is applying for federal grants to approve school safety in wake of Florida school …

#HBD TRACKERS!

#HBD TRACKERS! — Tuesday 08/07: Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, Ryan Templet, Susan C. Freeman and Jacques Berry — Wednesday 08/08: Marylee Orr, David …

WEEKLY: Why JBE Won’t Thump Trump

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on July 26, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

WEEKLY: ACLU Monitoring Officials On Social Media

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on July 26, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

SPONSORED: Oceans Healthcare CEO Stuart Archer Wins Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Oceans Healthcare Chairman and CEO Stuart Archer for being recognized as EY’s 2018 Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 in the Health …

FISH ON! Tips For The CCA Legislators’ Invitational Fishing Rodeo, Plus More

FISH ON! Alexander Graham Bell, an island of Looziana legislators, loading the Labor Day starter pistol & other random info for this …

ALFORD: The Millionaire Mythos & The Race For Governor

Is he in?  Is he out?  Does it matter right now?  Even if it doesn't, the possibility of millionaire investor and political flirt Jim Bernhard …

POLITICAL HISTORY: The Conspiracist Vs. The Crooner

By 1973, Orleans Parish District Attorney Jim Garrison was a well-known figure outside of his jurisdiction, due largely to the legal and political …

POLITICAL CHATTER

— The Advocate: “Animal welfare advocates aren't happy about the Tiger Truck Stop's recent acquisition of a camel and baby coati, but state lawmakers, …

#HBD TRACKERS!

— Tuesday 07/31: Acting Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, Don Cravins Jr., Rodney Mallett, Julio Melara, Jimmy Lagarde and Barrett Murphy — Wednesday …

WEEKLY: Special Election Trend To Continue

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on July 19, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …

REVIEW: Livingston Memoir A Candid Account

This story was originally published for Weekly subscribers on July 19, 2018. Wish you had read it then? Become a part of our elite community by …