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RES: A Leader In Ecological Solutions

Founded in 2007 in Baton Rouge, Resource Environmental Solutions (RES) is led by New Iberia-native Elliott Bouillion. RES provides environmental offset solutions to support … [More]

OPINION

They Said It At The Capitol

This year’s session-palooza lumbered into view on Feb. 13 brimming with proof that love and politics don’t always mix so well. “To your spouses and significant others who … [More]

ANALYSIS

How The Legislature Got From There To Here

Many lawmakers entered the Memorial Day weekend not thinking about backyard barbecues or dreaming about seaside resorts. Thoughts instead gravitated towards one question: … [More]

Personalities Emerge In Quiet Treasurer’s Race

It’s completely possible that whoever does win the expected runoff this fall for state treasurer will spend less than $1 million during the primary. That translates into an … [More]

Will Lawmakers Ever Leave Baton Rouge?

The governors who preceded John Bel Edwards were no strangers to special sessions. Mike Foster, for example, called seven special sessions over the span of eight years. … [More]

Money Forces Political Tides To Rise

“Before the BP settlement, this whole master plan was an academic exercise.” Those were the words Gov. John Bel Edwards shared during a recent meeting with coastal … [More]