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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 103 – JUNE 6, 2017

June 6, 2017 — Issue 103  John Schroder bids farewell… Gene Reynolds steps aside… Chaplain Ken Ward offers his last prayer… It has been a wild 24 hours for the Louisiana House of Representatives. Schroder will resign after sine die to focus on his bid for treasurer and he gave his farewell speech on the […]

ISSUE 1,117

THE NEXT TREASURER Slow start for an open statewide seat Three of the four major candidates for state treasurer recently took part in the election cycle’s very first forum. It offered an early preview of how the contenders will package themselves for voters and what kind of issues they’ll be championing. Rep. Julie Stokes introduced […]

ISSUE 1,116

SPECIAL SESSION NO. 4? Signs point to (take a deep breath) probably so Hold off on those June vacation plans and let your family know right now that there’s a strong likelihood that the Capitol may not empty out on June 8 following sine die. Those close to the governor are stopping short of calling […]

ISSUE 1115

A GAME OF CHICKEN House-Senate engagement begins on budget The House kicked the main budget bill over to the Senate yesterday without any new revenue being approved in advance of the floor vote. That will surely send the two chambers spiraling into a month-long staring match, for which few can guess the exact outcome. It’s […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 95 – APRIL 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — Issue 95  Go check out Memorial Hall today. At the tables you’ll find Louisiana beer companies, the Louisiana Cannabis Coalition and the Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists. Apparently someone thinks there needs to be some numbing at the Capitol. Based on the way things are shaping up in this session, I won’t […]