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ICYMI: White House Praises “Booming” Louisiana Economy Under Gov. Edwards

ICYMI: White House Praises “Booming” Louisiana Economy Under Gov. Edwards

In a series of tweets last night during the President’s rally, the White House and President Trump’s press secretary praised Louisiana’s economy under Gov. Edwards. The tweets touted Louisiana’s low …

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Former Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Rob Maness: “Rispone Represents To Me Everything That Is Wrong With Politics In Our State.”

Former Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Rob Maness: “Rispone Represents To Me Everything That Is Wrong With Politics In Our State.”

Maness resigned his elected position as a member of the St. Tammany Republican Parish Executive Committee and left the Republican Party because he couldn’t support Rispone This afternoon, in a letter provided …

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“They Haven’t Given Voters Any Details:” Eddie and Ralph Offer No Plan

“They Haven’t Given Voters Any Details:” Eddie and Ralph Offer No Plan

Before, during, and after the first gubernatorial debate, Ralph Abraham and Eddie Rispone were unable to provide specifics about their plans for Louisiana’s budget, taxes, coasts, and economy. As more commentators …

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ICYMI: Justice Reform Experts Speak Out On Recent Criticisms Of Criminal Justice Reform

ICYMI: Justice Reform Experts Speak Out On Recent Criticisms Of Criminal Justice Reform

Scott Peyton, Louisiana Director for Right on Crime has the following statement: “Recently, several candidates for office and other elected officials have made unfounded and inaccurate claims regarding recent criminal …

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John Bel for Louisiana Releases New Policy Plan: The Healthy Families Agenda

John Bel for Louisiana Releases New Policy Plan: The Healthy Families Agenda

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards released his Healthy Families Agenda, a plan to make Louisiana a healthier state in his second term. On his first day in office, Gov. Edwards expanded Medicaid. …

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Opinion: Superdome renovations a face-lift for New Orleans, but about far more than football

Opinion: Superdome renovations a face-lift for New Orleans, but about far more than football

THE ADVOCATE – Before Moon Landrieu was mayor of New Orleans, he served on the local committee developing what was to become the Louisiana Superdome. He tells the story of …

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