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OPINION: Louisiana leaders set the right tone in facing Hurricane Barry

OPINION: Louisiana leaders set the right tone in facing Hurricane Barry

THE ADVOCATE – Politics right now can often seem like a constant exercise in juvenile behavior, so it’s heartening when elected officials act like grown-ups. That was largely the case …

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Tropical Storm Barry and the Governor, Both Calmer Than Their Predecessors

Tropical Storm Barry and the Governor, Both Calmer Than Their Predecessors

THE NEW YORK TIMES – In the last few days, as Tropical Storm — and, briefly, Hurricane — Barry rolled north through the state, Mr. Jindal’s successor, Gov. John Bel …

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‘A lot of people prayed’: La. governor tours Barry’s damage, praises response

‘A lot of people prayed’: La. governor tours Barry’s damage, praises response

Louisiana’s governor is praising his state’s response to former Hurricane Barry, while pledging a swift recovery for affected spots. Gov. John Bel Edwards said damage assessments will start this week …

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John Bel Edwards rallies supporters in Lafayette as temperature rises in governor’s race

John Bel Edwards rallies supporters in Lafayette as temperature rises in governor’s race

THE ADVOCATE – The governor, fresh off a legislative session where he championed a teacher pay raise, ticked off a list of what he sees as wins for the state, …

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[VIDEO] New Orleans Field Office Opening

[VIDEO] New Orleans Field Office Opening

I know you won’t be surprised to hear this, but our #NewOrleans campaign kick-off turned into a party! Let’s second line all the way to the polls on October 12th …

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Gov. John Bel Edwards touts campaign during New Orleans RV stop

Gov. John Bel Edwards touts campaign during New Orleans RV stop

THE ADVOCATE – The slow-starting governor’s race finally kicked into high gear Monday, slightly more than three months before the Oct. 12 open primary. Gov. John Bel Edwards launched the …

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