It’s More About Food Stamps Than Food

Farm Bill Comes Down To Food Stamps Again Most folks don’t realize that what’s included in the federal Farm Bill has the potential to touch every corner and affect practically all aspects of Louisiana, from the cornfields in the north and sugar cane in the south to insurance for all of the crops in between. […]

Scalise’s Political Force

**This article was originally published in Issue 949 of LaPolitics Weekly on Aug. 29, 2013. D.C. moves increasing clout for Jeff lawmaker With two fellow delegation members in the process of stepping down, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, may be uniquely positioned to not only ramp up Louisiana’s influence on the Hill, but also become an inside […]

GOP Legislator Deciding on U.S. Senate Run

Calling the GOP side of the U.S. Senate race still open, Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, said he will decide by the end of this month if he will become a candidate. “I would be crazy not to look at it,” he said, noting that he continues getting calls asking him to run. “We need a […]

Neighbors Divided on U.S. Senate Race

Lafayette oilman Mike Moreno recently hosted a function from his home in River Ranch and raised more than $80,000 for the re-election campaign of Sen. Mary Landrieu. One Acadiana politico said it was heavily attended by energy players like Mark Miller, owner at Merlin Oil and Gas, among others. Moreno , however, will see some […]