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Campbell Calls Out Democrats

Seeks to rally public support for levee board suit With John Barry, the leading voice for the momentous coastal damage lawsuit against 97 oil companies, about to be replaced on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, familiar industry nemesis Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell of Elm Grove is taking a front and center public role […]

Ground Game, Turnout Could Decide Senate Race

While hopes are high for turnout this fall, a new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate suggests that Louisiana’s midterm face-offs may amount to nothing special in terms of votes cast. Compared to 2010, the 25 states that have already conducted statewide primaries this year experienced a decline in turnout […]

Ground Game, Turnout Could Decide Race

While hopes are high for turnout this fall, a new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate suggests that Louisiana’s midterm face-off may amount to nothing special in terms of votes cast. Compared to 2010, the 25 states that have already conducted statewide primaries this year experienced a decline in turnout to the […]

MAGINNIS: Republicans Differ, Democrats Decide

Outside of political junkies, who gets elected to Congress on Saturday matters little to the fifth-sixths of Louisiana residents who live outside of the 5th Congressional District. The same goes for about fifth-sixths of registered voters inside that district, given the very low turnout that is projected for the runoff in the special election. Beyond […]

Issue 954 (In Its Entirety)

Campbell Calls Out Democrats Seeks to rally public support for levee board suit With John Barry, the leading voice for the momentous coastal damage lawsuit against 97 oil companies, about to be replaced on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, familiar industry nemesis Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell of Elm Grove is taking a front […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 91 – MARCH 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Issue 91 Happy Tuesday, Trackers… I’m writing you from Monroe this afternoon, the home of the Warhawks and the annual “pea cookin’” at the Tensas Basin Levee District. I’ve always wanted to attend the event, and did so after a lecture at ULM. It’s a must-stop on the campaign trail in […]

The 60-Day Challenge

When the regular session of the Louisiana Legislature convenes on April 10, it will all come down to clock management for lawmakers and the Edwards Administration. So forget all of the marathon metaphors that you know, because this coming session, which concludes on June 8, is definitely going to be a sprint. How much can […]

ISSUE 1106

A DIFFERENT KIND OF SPECIAL Legislative races getting hot as elections approach Three special elections for the state House of Representatives are just three weeks away. They’re scheduled for March 25 and are each quickly taking on distinct personalities. There’s a nail-biter in the Crowley-based House district, where some outside Republican muscle is about to […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 87 – FEBRUARY 7, 2017

Feb. 7, 2017 — Issue 87  Happy Tuesday, Trackers… The first special session of 2017 — and hopefully the last — convenes on Monday, but there’s one last chance for political fun this week at Washington Mardi Gras. (News and updates on the big party can be found below.) Exits are being made as the […]

SPONSORED NEWS FROM THE PICARD GROUP

THE ROBIDEAUX REPORT IS COMING Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux has announced plans for his inaugural parish-wide address — the Robideaux Report. The event will be from 6-9 p.m. March 30 at the Heymann Center. The Robideaux Report, an event of Community Foundation of Acadiana, will feature a Year-in-Review from 6 to 7 p.m. and will offer an opportunity to discuss […]