U.S. Justice Action Reform Network

Highest Incarceration Rate: “We Simply Can’t Stay There”

Governor John Bel Edwards, in Washington Thursday to lobby the lame duck Congress for more flood aid for the state, didn’t equivocate while participating in the U.S. Justice Action Network’s Google Summit on Criminal Justice Reform.
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Bitterness Overwhelms As Trump And Clinton Campaign Staffers Face Off At Harvard

There were moments when watching the Trump and Clinton campaigns discuss the election at the Campaign Managers Conference at the Harvard Institute of Politics was like watching The Jerry Springer Show without the chair-throwing (or paternity disputes).The 2016 campaign was an ugly, knock-down, drag-out fight between two different visions of America. So it was fitting that the typically polite and clinical quadrennial gathering of campaign professionals would erupt into shouting matches and...
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LSU AgCenter

You may think that house plants are shielded from insect problems, but that's simply not the case.

When they do occur, indoor pest infestations can be devastating if they're not dealt with promptly and effectively.

Indoor outbreaks can spread rapidly because of the environment indoors. We often group our house plants close together indoors in well-lit areas. These pests also have no natural predators.


U.S. Justice Action Reform Network

Governor John Bel Edwards, in Washington Thursday to lobby the lame duck Congress for more flood aid for the state, didn’t equivocate while participating in the U.S. Justice Action Network’s Google Summit on Criminal Justice Reform.


npr.org

With BP, TransOcean and Anadarko settling claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill earlier this year, you now have the opportunity to weigh in on how that money should be spent.


Sue Lincoln

Attorney General Jeff Landry had his day in court Tuesday, with a full hearing of the A.G.’s lawsuit against the Governor.


Wallis Watkins

Just under two weeks remain until the United States Senate runoff is decided in Louisiana. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, a Democrat, appeared at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday. 


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The runoff in the 3rd Congressional District pits Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle against former St. Landry Parish sheriff’s spokesman Clay Higgins. What do they think is the most pressing issue facing southwest Louisiana?


LSU AgCenter

Culinary herbs can be used to make all our cooking more delicious and they're wonderful for the yard.

Herbs can be loosely grouped into cool season annuals and warm season annuals. Annuals live for a single season then die.

What we're planting now are cool season annuals, which grow through the winter, get harvested in spring, and then die in the summer.


courtesy: Johnson and Jones campaigns

Fifteen days till the runoff election, where the 4th Congressional District has Democrat Marshall Jones and Republican Mike Johnson each vying for the opportunity to go to Washington. But it’s not turning into the typical partisan pugilism.


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In addition to the feasting and football, there’s the Thanksgiving tradition of perusing Black Friday sale papers, plotting your holiday shopping.  So as you delve into the stacks of ads, Capitol Access -- with tongue firmly in cheek -- offers our first annual gift list for Louisiana’s politicians.


Members of the House Appropriations Committee did not approve a healthcare contract for state workers last week because it included language prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. 


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