Did You Know…
1. The Louisiana Legislature appropriated more than $25 billion in the current fiscal year – a state budget that is 44 percent larger than 10 years ago and represents the highest per capita spending among states in the South?
A bipartisan coalition of 46 state and territory Attorneys General – led by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey – called on Facebook, Craigslist, and eBay to take proactive measures against alcohol sales on their platforms which frequently violate state laws and could pose health risks. […]
In a statewide race drawing very little coverage from the mainstream press, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon appears to maintain a traditional incumbent’s edge over challenger Tim Temple, whose most recent television commercials are nonetheless capturing the attention of Louisiana’s politicos. […]
How did a spirited Democratic congressman from such a far-flung, uniquely Louisiana locale as Plain Dealing become a singular source of light for a broken Republican president who was anything but plain in the way he dealt with one of the most scandalous periods in American history? […]
With aggressive gubernatorial campaigns in Kentucky and Mississippi on tap for 2019, competition for national Democratic dollars could become fierce right when Gov. John Bel Edwards needs the re-election loot most. […]