Lawmakers Preparing to Target NGOs

Treasurer John Kennedy’s ongoing work to shed light on the millions of taxpayer dollars directed to nonprofits with little to no accountability hasn’t gone unnoticed. Hammond attorney and popular blogger C.B. Forgotston is on part 27 of his online opus pulling back the curtain on all of the non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, that were identified […]

Pay of Nation’s Legislators Varies Greatly

According to the latest salary breakdown compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures, the annual base salary of a Bayou State lawmaker is $16,800. But that doesn’t represent total compensation. Lawmakers also get a $6,000 per year unvouchered expense allowance and a $149 per diem, which is paid out for every day of official […]