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, […]


— Tuesday 05/01: Gregory Todd Hilburn, Caitlin Berni and Rhett Davis — Wednesday 05/02: Elizabeth McKnight — Thursday 05/03: Former U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Rep. Jim Morris, Rep. Neil Abramson, and Rep. Andy Anders — Friday 05/04: Patrick Mulhearn and Kandace Graves — Saturday 05/05: Late U.S. Sen. Edward James Gay (1878), Lamar White and […]


Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here.  THE HOUSE VERSUS THE SENATE (A Battle Never Won By The House) “Every year we send a lean thoroughbred race horse to the Senate in the form of a budget, and they send back a dairy cow. Full […]

ISSUE 1,158

THE RUNDOWN Treasurer, commissioner & executive counsel discuss the no-budget scenario… Louisiana doesn’t have a government shutdown option… The most recent spending plan will not roll over… But Illinois offers a case study… House chairs skeptical about ending early… Last of lower chamber’s bills will be in the Senate in a week & a half… […]