TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 150 – JULY 17, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. July 17, 2018 — Issue No. 150 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) (Printable PDF) A MEMORANDUM FROM THE OTHER SIDE We hope this edition of The Tracker finds you rested and peaceful. If […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 149 – JUNE 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 — Issue No. 148 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) THE SPECIAL SESSION OF YOUR DISCONTENT Six things you absolutely have to know before bedtime… Plus an overview of Looziana’s sales tax bills (Stay Awake!)… 1.) The House Appropriations and the Ways and Means committees met this […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 148 – JUNE 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 — Issue No. 148 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) PEACE TALKS BEGIN AT CAPITOL ________________________________________ Monday summit brought together House & Senate leaders ________________________________________ A not-quite-historic effort from the not-exactly-bendable Legislature ________________________________________ But seriously, the presence of an early dialogue  probably bodes well for Special No. 3  […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 147 – JUNE 5, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. June 5, 2018 — Issue No. 147 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) “MEMBERS, IT IS 12 A.M.” The final four hours of the special session that never was What to know & what […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 146 – MAY 29, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. May 29, 2018 — Issue No. 146 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) CRUNCH TIME Lawmakers wonder if the GOP sales tax bill has legs… The 2018-2019 budget may have issues… Plus 11 other things you […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 145 – MAY 22, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. May 22, 2018 — Issue No. 145 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) WELCOME BACK, CAMPERS! JBE pushing “tax cut,” urging voters to target Legislature… Lawmakers already predicting another special session… Speaker: Governor “set […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 144 – MAY 15, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. May 15, 2018 — Issue No. 144 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com) & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) EVERYTHING IS FINE How Special Do You Feel? “Don’t go jump off the I-10 bridge with this budget.” Those were the […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 143 – MAY 8, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. May 8, 2018 — Issue No. 143 By Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com), Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com) & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) GOING BACK TO CRAWLI In which EWE has your session distraction… …plus other Capitol notes from JJA —  After announcing his […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 142 – MAY 1, 2018

Get the Tuesday Tracker in your inbox every week.  Sign up for free. Previous issues are archived here. May 1, 2018 — Issue No. 142 By Jeremy Alford (JJA@LaPolitics.com), Sarah Gamard (Sarah@LaPolitics.com) & Mitch Rabalais (Mitch@LaPolitics.com) SHELVING SCHEDLER SOS now an open seat, special election coming The field of maybe-candidates who were waiting on Secretary of State […]

TUESDAY TRACKER – ISSUE 141 – APRIL 24, 2018

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 […]